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ihavenobias Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-07-08 03:53 PM
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133. I'm a broken record but...
Edited on Sat Jun-07-08 03:56 PM by ihavenobias
Because that show is geared to low-information voters who are easily swayed you SHOULD take this seriously. If it was aired on Fox News it'd be annoying, but you know that audience already believes and buys into that BS.

The low-info voters (aka, the average Nightline viewer) won't distinguish between humor and reality, and they're likely to internalize those BS associations. It plants a potentially serious seed of doubt that will be watered by other right wing ads, segments and talking points in the coming months.

Ignoring these things and pretending they're no big deal is exactly the type of apathy that has allowed the right wing to flourish for many, many years now. Unless this bullshit and the people who air it are called out, they'll continue to do it and continue to have an influence.

Sure, it doesn't change *your* mind, but you aren't the target audience.
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