Friday, April 3, 2009

"The Takedown" Deconstructs Propaganda

The hypocrisy of Jon Stewart's attack on Jim Cramer, and the larger problem of an electorate that is "informed" by biased media, is laid bare for all to see in this 4-part video.

Set aside about 40 minutes to watch it. Quick, before it gets taken down.


  1. I can't get to YouTube until I get home, and if it's THAT good, it'll probably be gone by then - does anyone have an FTV converter?

    (D4, I think I'm talking to you)

    - MD

  2. I would have liked it better without the background music and constant cuts.

    But that's just me, I like my information without any song and dance routine backing it up

  3. Here's a link to a post by Glenn Greenwald on Larry Summers, Tim Geithner and Wall Street's ownership of government.

    The titular duo certainly come laden with enough potential conflicts of interest to arouse the suspicions of a Clouseau. Further down the Greenwaldian posting list you'll find links to his recent discussion of Portugal's success with their drug decriminalization and musings on Obama's DOJ's request to extend the deadline for a decision on whether to disclose the so-called torture memos.



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