Skip to comments.Meet the New Boss: McCain-Feingold
Posted on 05/01/2009 2:40:48 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
It is unnecessary for me to tell any of you reading this that the left has a stranglehold over both Hollywood and the mainstream media. It is axiomatic in todays news world . . . . . that the news is delivered to your doorstep with a leftward slant.
What are less well understood, however, are the lengths to which the government has gone to protect the lefts monopoly during the last decade and the complicity of the news media in that endeavor. The recent confrontation between General Electric CEO Jeffery Immelt and an OReilly Factor producer at GEs shareholder meeting highlighted the nexus between government and the left-leaning media for all to see.
For decades, the major broadcasting corporations and newspapers were the gatekeepers of the national political discourse in this country because the enormous infrastructure costs associated with setting up a news organization and a distribution network were prohibitive. If you were a candidate, incumbent, or someone with a cause, you had to go hat-in-hand to the editors of these organizations asking them to take an interest in you or your cause. If they accepted you, national attention followed, but if you were rejected by the media elites, you languished in anonymity. In the last five or ten years, however, the cost of entry declined precipitously due to the proliferation of the internet. . . . .
The old guard, acting to protect their status as the arbiters of information and ideas, collaborated with their equally entrenched allies in Congress and passed a law that became known as the McCain-Feingold Act.
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What McCain-Feingold did very effectively, on the other hand, was to reinforce the monopoly that the traditionally dominant news corporations held over the political discourse in this country.
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Same as the Old Boss
We Won't Get Fooled Again.
Two brass plated assholes.
“douche and bag”