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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 10:26 AM
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5. As Glenn Greenwald frequently points out,
those who are wrong are the pundits who always get invited to bloviate on news and news opinion shows, while those who are always right never get invited, or if they do get invited, they are outnumbered at the table by several of the guys who always get things wrong.

The wrong-headed guys, i.e., "conservatives," are considered "serious people," so their grave pronouncements are received as though they are the wisdom of the ages, while the ones who always get it right, i.e., progressives, are treated as the loony fringe and largely excluded from the serious conversations about policy. If they're included at all, it is only so that the "serious people" can laugh at them for being so far out.

*I enclosed "conservatives" in quotation marks, because they are really far right radicals.)
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