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Response to Marr (Reply #91)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 06:51 PM

94. "have to drop the narrative in deference to basic logic"...

...or to a sense of SHAME.

In 1988, the League of Women's Voters withdrew from their sponsorship of the Presidential Debates because they were too ashamed to be associated with the Corporate Marketing Sham they had become.
"The League of Women Voters is withdrawing sponsorship of the presidential debates...because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrate a fraud on the American voter. It has become clear to us that the candidates' organizations aim to add debates to their list of campaign-trail charades devoid of substance, spontaneity and answers to tough questions. The League has no intention of becoming an accessory to the hoodwinking of the American public."
Official Press Release from the League of Women's Voters, Oct 3, 1988


MSNBC (or ANY other Media Mouthpiece) doesn't share that reservation to "becoming an accessory to the hoodwinking of the American public."

For a while, I though MSNBC had some commitment to the truth, especially Olbermann,
but I was wrong.
Rachel is beautiful, articulate and bright, and she occasionally Pushes the Limit of the Corporate endorsed script, but, ultimately, she stays inside the line too.

It is a sad commentary on the state of Journalism in the USA when Comedy Central hosts some of the most honest and insightful Political Commentary available to consumers.
(Jon Stewart's Daily Show)

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