Truthdig contributor Gore Vidal writes
I donâ€™t know how many of you were as appalled as I was at the way that the presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich was totally erased from the last Democratic debate held in Iowa. This was a decision that was made, I can tell, jointly by the one-time voice of AIPAC, Mr. Wolf Blitzer, and, at the same time, The Des Moines Registerâ€”or whatever it is calledâ€”a paper of no consequence for the United States of America.
Meanwhile the FCC voted 3 to 2 to allow cross media ownership in same markets. As they say, there goes the neighborhood. The media is choosing our next president, we are not.