Re: The Intellectual Origins Of America-Bashing By Lee Harris

From: A and B Vitale (
Date: Mon 09 Dec 2002 - 22:34:24 GMT

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    > Edward Said, Robert Fisk and Noam Chomsky are equally ubiquitous.

    really? to whom? chomsky's bar far the most "popular" and he was shut out of the NY Times for years and his books, until recently, were published in the many small (read: unavailable in major bookstores) presses. most americans probably couldn't tell you about fisk or said.

    neither of these men have television shows. neither of these is available for mass consumption...unless you consider academic books about the middle east to be mass consumption.

    you're comparing people like rush limbaugh and o'reilly to people whose work is made available mostly to academics.

    therefore, the ability for the three "ubiquitous lefties" to be contagious is limited. in fact, you might say the left is quarantined to live in offices on some college campuses.


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