As an astute friend recently pointed out. If this is true,

“And with iPods and iPads; and Xboxes and PlayStations — none of which I know how to work — (laughter) — information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation. So all of this is not only putting pressure on you; it’s putting new pressure on our country and on our democracy.”

where did this come from?

“The Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama showcased his diverse musical taste, ranging from Bob Dylan to Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen, after revealing the playlist on his iPod.”

Do these people even read their own press releases? Yes, I’ve seen the George Bush revival articles springing up everywhere. Frankly, this administration is so bad I’d buy a shirt with this guy on it:

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