Unfortunately a lot of people still watch Fox News, and foreign news websites are by definition un-American.
Which is the fault of the people, not the corporations. Nobody's making
them watch Fox News.
Sure, Fox News is easy. You don't have to work to find information that way. But that's just what I've been saying: the system persists because the majority either knowingly supports it, or doesn't care enough to put in the effort needed to oppose it. It's not because evil corporations have ruined America, it's because Americans are allowing it to remain as it is.
The idea that it's all the corporations and the politicians who have ruined America and the citizens are all powerless victims oppressed by the evils of King Whoever Is President Right Now is one I've heard consistently for the last four presidential terms, and I only say last four because I didn't really pay much attention to politics before Bush came to power - I turned 14 the year Bush was elected - but feel reasonably confident that the trend probably existed then too. And it never ceases to bother me when we'll scream and rant and moan about how all of our leaders are corrupt and should be fired, and then when the time comes to renew their paychecks, we vote them right back in to keep doing the job we hate them doing.
It's easy to complain. We like doing that. But come election day, we'll put the same assholes right back into office. So you tell me: when we whine about corruption then vote in its favor, whose side are we really on?
edited 10th Mar '14 4:21:21 PM by TobiasDrake