“A government of the people, by the people, for the people is thus an extension of the people and should work for the people! ”
American politics has always been a competition. In the founding years, the competition was based on who was the most competent and effective leader. The voters would support and vote into office whoever that person may be. Or at least that’s what the founders had hoped.
Over time the competition changed. The importance of competence was overlooked while ideas and proposed policies were prioritized. This increased the value of ideologies and party orthodoxies.
A new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson PublicMind found that some news actually makes people less educated. It reports, that the Sunday news shows “do the most to help people learn about current events, while some outlets, especially Fox News, lead people to be even less informed than those who don't watch any news at all." A University of Maryland study published in 2010 also reports similar findings. It concluded, “Fox News viewers were ‘significantly’ more likely than non-viewers to erroneously believe false information ab
Turn on Fox News any time of day and you’re bound to see a story about government waste, failure, or abuse. If you watched Fox News more than any other news channel then you're bound to believe that government is bad for America. They consistently promote stories that attack government. Are these stories news or just political charades?
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