- It is no longer possible to ignore the strangeness of our public discourse. Something has gone badly wrong in the way america's fabled marketplace of ideas is now functioning. "Serial obsessions" take over our airwaves for weeks at a time.
- If the rich-poor gap is widening why is our apathy as citizens also widening?
- The Senate was silent on the eve of war with Iraq because what people say on the Senate floor no longer counts - all were out fundraising to pay for tv commercials
Wednesday, October 05, 2005
These are paraphases from a talk by Al Gore