Friday, March 07, 2008

Our Network





Watch him yell. Observe that the message of frustration, anger and civic stress, does not matter at all.

Watch him yell, and watch the ratings glee on the faces of the studio people, for the very ugly things the film predicts.

Spectacle matters, not substance.

The ratings that a single person can have by the media, if and only if they are willing to create a catastrophe or a false religion for the benefit of a lens and it's source, matter more than a message which predicts disaster.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

We just saw "His Girl Friday" from 1939. It depicted the media as 100% pure corruption. They couldn't even finish their own lies fast enough to keep from interrupting them with new lies.

Wyatt Earp said...

And they are doing exactly this with the Barack Obama "religion." It's truly frightening.

Insolublog said...

Anon - As I say often, life is imitating art.

Wyatt - Exactly.