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  •  "I welcome idiots like this getting their moment" (6+ / 0-)

    Ummmm...ever seen Natural Born Killers? That movie is almost 20 years old now, and more textbook than ever.

    You underestimate the power of mass media and overestimate the intelligence of the average American, at least the middle and working class one, the people that we are trying to connect to politically.

    •  I'm questioning the intelligence of (1+ / 0-)
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      shpilk

      the average CNN executive at this point.  Us middle classers are pretty smart; especially us ones that think advertising will be the downfall of society and have stopped watching most of the cable "news" and have taught our childen to do the same.

    •  recommended, but think of people like (0+ / 0-)

      the Macon Bacon as a filter, purifying the crazy. Let their crazy become more pure; it serves to drive anyone with a lick of common sense in their head.

      CNN wants to be a big clown car for the big buffoon, I say let them go for it.

      "the work goes on, the cause endures .. "

      by shpilk on Wed Mar 17, 2010 at 09:24:10 PM PDT

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