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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.

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    "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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