"Finally, proof that you can be boring and a friggin' Nazi all at the same
by The Cranky Media Guy
We're all kind of conditioned to think that newspeople, especially newspeople
from oh-so-serious PBS, are automatically going to be supportive of
democracy. Yeah, well, we were all conditioned to beliee that a fat guy in a
red suit brought us our Barbie dolls and G.I. Joe's, too. It always hurts a
little to grow up.
Lehrer is the softball pitcher handpicked to moderate the slap and tickle
sessions disguised as "debates" this year.
It's bad enough that this guy is treating the candidates like they were made
of Dresden china, but now we find out that the guy has taken on the job of
"Minister of Information," too.
This "town hall meeting" Tuesday night is a sham. Did you know that the
quesions asked by Mr. and Mrs. Average Citizen at the session have to be
approved by Herr Lehrer? If a questioner dares to deviate from the question
previously approved by him, he has the authority to cut them off and ask the
originally-submitted question himself? Uh, pardon me, but what kind of shit
is that? These two clowns want to be president? Let them REALLY deal with
the public. Why is a "newsman" acting as the official censor for them?
Man, wouldn't i t be nice if the press REALLY acted like the "loyal
opposition" to those in power that they're supposed to be? Yeah, and it
would be nice if that fat guy would show up and bring me that G.I. Joe with
the Kung Fu Grip he owes me.
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