for March 16, 2005
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Would You Like A Napkin?
by Your Diva, Robin Pastorio-Newman
It is fashionable at this most modern moment to refuse to acknowledge when
the point has been made. It is the height of good taste to brush aside
logic and reasonable thinking in favor of the witless and extravagantly
scandalous – but let us be so bold.
Digby’s Hullabaloo cites
a New York Times article about the administration’s long-time practice of
packaging soft stories and placing them unattributed with legitimate news
agencies. A lot of money is changing hands specifically to confuse us.
Your Darling, Your Diva, Your One True Love is no investigative
journalist, and she could never have put together this careful report. It
raises an important point: what is the source of your news or for that
matter your entertainment? Does what you read in the newspaper bear the
weight of simple rational exploration? Does the music on the radio sound
important to you, or is it the same government cheese bearing a different
[Note: Altrok certifies that the above message, and all others on the site, are 100% government cheese free. Any cheese encountered in our communication here is our own. -Ed.]
©2005 Robin Pastorio-Newman
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