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  •  infiltration (2+ / 0-)
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    Wow -- reverse McCarthyism: Those motherfuckers have infiltrated every level of the media. WTF!
    No infiltration required. They've always been there.

    We Americans were fortunate enough for one short, golden moment to have and enjoy the courage and integrity of the likes of Edward R. Murrow.

    And now, the corporate bosses are doing their damnedest to make sure that no such thing ever returns to mass media.

    And we're all worse off for it.

    :-(

    "It's high time (and then some) that we put an end to the exceptionalistic nonsense floating around in our culture and face the fact that either the economy works for all, or it doesn't work AT all." -- Sean McCullough (DailyKos user thanatokephaloides)

    by thanatokephaloides on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 02:17:36 PM PST

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    •  Though never as many as now. Murrow was fired (0+ / 0-)

      (or at least forced out) later on, after the "Good Night and Good Luck" confrontation, and these days he'd get shit-canned just like Phil Griffin has done to Donahue and others who rock the boat.

      "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

      by Kombema on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 07:05:21 PM PDT

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