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Scott McClellan said it best that the White House Press Corps gave the Bush Administration a pass. Outside of Helen Thomas and David Gregory, I can’t think of anyone else who asked any hard questions to anyone in the Bush Administration.

This primary season has demonstrated how the modern media is fueled by corporate interest. They have “cherry picked” issues they know will provide the most boom for their bottom line at the time.

In other words, you get “news” that is less about informing you of what’s going on, but more about what will be the news piece that will get you to watch that day; that gets them higher  for that period; which allows the news company to charge advertisers more; which causes their revenue to increase; which makes their shareholders happy; which raises the parent companies stock price; which allows the board of directors of the parent company to make more money with large salaries in the tens of millions.

I now rely on the tag surfer to get a synopsis of my news so that I may form my own opinion of what’s relevant and what’s not. Though some of you are paid by either the Obama/Clinton/MCain/News Corp people to pose as general public bloggers, I’m still able to dissiminate the news with my own will.

Not George Will.

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