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  •  It's fine if she wants to be a journalist in the (4+ / 0-)
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    traditional old-school sense.  It's not fine if she wants to be a "journalist" in the cable-dominated, horse race-obsessed sense that most of "journalism" has appeared to become...

    ...more to the point, it's OK if she wants to elicit more complete responses from both candidates to help serve the goal of fostering a better-informed electorate.  It's really NOT alright if her goal is to make a name for herself by trying to style herself as some sort of 21st century version of the Dan Rather that made his bones as a journalist by challenging Nixon back in the late 70's...

    "In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile..." - Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

    by Jack K on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 08:28:34 PM PDT

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