From: Lundgren (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Aug 06 2009 - 10:05:26 PDT
Ofc, we can blame (and hate) Fox. But if we end there, the only thing that
separetes us from the Fox-audience is that by "accident" our shallow
analysis is right.
We need to see further. What kind of society makes it possible for a venom
like Fox to exist?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Camper" <email suppressed>
To: <email suppressed>
Sent: Thursday, August 06, 2009 6:40 PM
Subject: Re: Murdoch's Falsehoods [Was: Kuchar/McDowell screen on Fox News!]
> Quoting Lundgren <email suppressed>:
>> Now, that said, you're analysis is missing the most important thing.
> Actually, I agree with you in this sense: If people thought for
> themselves, and looked for facts, and tried to apply reason, Fox would be
> out of business.
> Still, that doesn't excuse the slimy manipulations and lies by apparently
> reasonably intelligent people, the "reporters" and executives of Fox.
> If a racist incites a mob to a lynching, sure, he couldn't have caused
> the murder without the mob, but that doesn't absolve him of his own
> responsibility. If the demagogues who had gone after Serrano and other
> artists circa 1990 hadn't so badly mis-characterized the art, the NEA
> might still be funding individual artists today.
> Fred Camper
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.