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Comment 17 by potteryshard

Too bad that loudness attracts more attention than lucidity. So many of these screamers don't seem smart enough to be entrusted with a public voice.

It's how the media works. If the complex issues are likely to bore the semi-literate tabloid readers or Fox viewers, - report the rantings of the village idiots instead.

How many times have we seen conferences on matters of major national or international importance, where the media story was about a group of fanatics, or breakaway factions, ranting on the steps outside!
"Debate the [simplistic] controversy!" - boost the sales and generate more copy!

Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:59:12 UTC | #920990