The press takes a holiday…every day
by Jon Rappoport
August 17, 2014
I’ve published the essence of this article before. I continue to reprint it, now and then, because it illustrates a basic fact about the mainstream press:
Not only are they part of the problem; not only are they creating problems; not only are they sold out; the reporters themselves, who should be able to work up astonishment at mind-boggling facts, have lost that capacity.
They’ve lost the very urge that got them into the journalism trade in the first place.
They’ve offloaded the ability to be shocked and outraged.
They’ve forgotten how to be surprised.
If, for example, you told them you had hard evidence that a small group of men, unelected and unappointed, was directing the domestic and foreign policy of the United States, they would yawn.
If you showed them the evidence, they would yawn…
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