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Conservatives Should End the Debt Ceiling Debate

RealConservtives Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 7:54 AM
Well I guess Dr. Mohler prefers to hear himself talk, rather than expose his ideas to discussion. I made several comments on his PUBLIC Facebook page regarding this article. I also added some other article links from this web site as possible choices of topics that he could write about in the future if he really wanted to help our spending problem. For that I am no longer able to comment on his PUBLIC figure page, and my comments have been deleted. I invite you to make your own comments there:
Watching the American scene in the 1960s, historian Daniel Boorstin, invented the idea of the “pseudo-event.” The rise of television and modern mass media had produced a transformation of the news business, so that what now mattered was not if an event was important, but only if it was “newsworthy.”

As Boorstin explained, the pseudo-event was orchestrated and planned to receive maximum public attention, even if the event itself was really unimportant. Pseudo-events merely look important, because the media and the public agree to act as if they are. As Boorstin explained, the pseudo-event is not something that happens by...