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If the bailouts in the stimulus already have you outraged at what can do we have this Pennsylvania's governor Ed Rendell is considering using state funds to bail out -- company that owns two of Philadelphia's newspapers.
-- -- A bailout for newspapers from all -- tone for our resident media experts and also the outraged orphanage until this Fox News -- -- in his -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But I mean we've come to this Philadelphia -- inquirer and the daily news.
Now you wanna go -- it even -- -- stepfather can't fully outraged there are actually suggestions.
That we make newspapers nonprofit in Dowd.
Universities I should say entities like universities.
And the idea which was suggested by the way in the op Ed pages of the New York time.
Well it's -- and build a little bit spooky.
But nevertheless the idea would be that of -- rich people unsure of -- persuasion which has been far left.
Which simply -- these newspapers and that would be yes.
And they could end but they went but he certainly -- in it it get it inoculated against any kind of non objectivity that -- independent.
That would not be government control.
All of that that will be selling out leftist papers that stretch leftist just says there -- -- this is their answer to this government controlled.
Argument which is made that there -- really -- very untenable argument.
But in the case of the Pennsylvania papers.
The interesting thing is that for a year and half the owner of those two newspapers the -- in the news.
Was meeting with the governor and people from -- stated intention agencies.
And even at one point offered to rent out part of the their headquarters.
To any of these people that the state agency as a sort of you know appeasement an enticement has it took -- to anybody.
That when the government gets in bed with the media the -- supports those politicians who make up the government and you lose total loss of objectivity.
The Wall Street Journal had it right -- had a wonderful editorialists you know this week and they close by saying the fastest way to kill a newspaper.
Is to make it that -- dependent on the politicians it's supposed to cover.
And that's it in a nutshell rally what was the name of that Russian paper -- conservatives was prong of the.
How to best option for the truth exactly exactly.
Well but but that's -- this -- they think of those two newspapers in Connecticut.
Which have applied for a bailout to the government to Connecticut the state government and the attorney general mr.
Blumenthal has OK -- did he wants to do this give help to newspapers.
He is gonna run for governor in 2000 absolutely is a shining -- who do you think those newspapers it does support in the run up the election.
Exactly very very very nice cut there I bet because it's absolutely true you know I grew up -- I -- I grew up that reading the New Haven register -- and when New Haven with a sleepy little Ivy League town.
And it's just it.
It it's incomprehensible.
That they can't maintain a paper for that city we have come to this outrage -- go go all right so let's thank you very much and making you appreciate it thank you.
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