The man who drove us into our national ditch

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  1. RussP

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    from CNN...
    There's much, much more in the article...
     
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    Kind of simplistic to blame one guy with a short lived tv show for the situation today. A milepost on our downward trek, maybe, but what is happening started longer ago.
     

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    Guess that might be why they disclaimed...
     
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    Whether it is a trend or Downey's invention, it is a style of diatribe journalism which presents itself as objective and revealing, and is anything but. I used to despise Donahue for a similar style of discourse. That's why I always thoroughly enjoy watching Milton Friedman tear him apart.
     
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    THAT is a fantastic short clip about the differences between economic systems.
     
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    Not what I was expecting...
     
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    I would have to say that Donahue was starting down that path before MD Jr. There is plenty of blame to go around. Geraldo, Sally Jesse, Jerry Springer, etc. They changed the course of daytime TV turning it from theatrical soap operas to staged reality soap operas.