Analysis of media issues, politics and current events.
“Well, this is a bi-partisan problem.” “The other side has said things just as nasty.” Let’s dissect what the real message is when you argue “it’s an equal opportunity issue” or use equivalence as your defense on an issue. This following example is ONLY for the purposes of explaining why the ideas of “they do [...]
Chew on this, Media Taste Spoon: A funny way to show how not-so-good things can be sweetened by the media to taste better than they really are. Today’s taste test,: how to make the idea of Soylent Green taste good. (If you don’t know what Soylent Green is, ask Charleton Heston what it is, he’ll [...]
Chew on this, Today spin word: “Unhinged” The un-spun definition according to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary: upset, unglued: mentally deranged. How it’s used by political pundits and operatives… National Review Online article excerpt by Ryan Costa… Ryan: ‘Unhinged’ Democrats in ‘Panic Mode’ Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, [...]
Chew on this, Here’s the cheat sheet for the current spin cycle happening in national politics this week. For those of you that don’t know, spin cycles are times when ideas are introduced, normally in the media and the process where there is a fight by politicians, corporate PR and/pr political operatives to taint, own [...]