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  •  You're missing the point, my friend. (1+ / 0-)
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    Based in large part on Fallows' thesis:  vapid shallowness and willfully dodging the true, underlying story have been, and continue to be, undermining what's left of any modicum of integrity in news reporting.


    "We in the gloam, old buddy," he said, "We definitely right in the middle of it." -Larry Brown

    by BenGoshi on Tue Oct 07, 2008 at 04:57:24 PM PDT

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    •  No quarrel there at all (2+ / 0-)
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      We couldn't be more in agreement on the underlying thesis.  I just don't think this is a good example to showcase, at least not in the truncated form you cited above.  The stand-alone quote is defensible as analysis, though context is ever-important.

      I can't expect to live in a democracy if I'm not prepared to do the work of being a citizen.

      by Dallasdoc on Tue Oct 07, 2008 at 05:00:57 PM PDT

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