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Thursday, Jan 09, 2003

machine heads

"Why have conservatives have to dominate the punditocracy? Thatís a larger discussion that Iíll devote several upcoming columns to. But letís start with this one lesson: Political discussion on television operates within very narrow parameters. Partisanship is fine. Attacking the very nature of capitalist America, as far-left social critics are wont to do, is not. And that gives the conservatives an advantage before anyoneís even opened their mouths."