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Re: From the Drudge Report

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>Your reliance on the "mainstream press" fails to recognize that they very 
>rarely "scoop" each other any more.  They wouldn't DARE stick their necks out 
Drudge is another of the ilk of Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh and Geraldo 
who think journalism is entertainment. They don't confirm stories like 
real journalists and they don't care what trash they print as long as it 
gets them ratings. 'Reporters' like these and others who repeat their 
stuff uncritically will eventually destroy free speech, simply by 
rendering it worthless. The schlockmeisters will tout it as another 
triumph of the free market, and the rest of us will wonder why the hell 
no one believes anything anymore.

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)