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  • Truth, media bias, and the collectivist dialectic as practiced by "Media Matters"(Gunwalker)

    09/30/2011 5:29:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 29 September, 2011 | Mike Vanderboegh
    "Th newspaper does ivrything f'r us. It runs th' polis foorce an' th' banks, commands th' milishy, controls th' ligislachure, baptizes th' young, marries th' foolish, comforts th' afflicted, afflicts th' comfortable, buries th' dead an' roasts thim aftherward". -- Finley Peter Dunne (1867 — 1936), Chicago journalist, writing as "Mr. Martin J. Dooley," Writing in the golden age of "muckraking journalism," Finley Peter Dunne was acutely aware of the power of institutions and their susceptibility to corruption at the expense of justice and truth. The passage above was, and remains, a caution about his own institution -- journalism --...