That’s what I’ve been screaming
The Anchoress » Blog Archive » Election 2008: American Glasnost
As we have seen vividly over the past ten days, the press has invested too much emotionalism into the political process – they either looooooove someone or they haaaaate someone, and they do all they can to sway the rest of us in our feelings. And clearly – if the past 15 years are any indicator, they succeed wildly. And for that, perhaps, I blame us. We’re a nation too-ready to be told what to think or do by anyone who appears on a television screen or in a magazine. We’re like sheep, and we’ve been badly herded, but perhaps that is changing.