Schiavo the tipping point?

The media's notion of "balance" has facilitated hateful discourse and created "an army of true believers," according to David Neiwert. "The vultures are already coming to roost," he says, but Americans won't come to grips with this radicalism "until we recognize the current model of 'balance' for what it is: an open invitation to the spread of lies and misinformation." (Orcinus)

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