July 31, 2011
America’s Media: Dancing Around the Debt Debate Charade
By Stephen Lendman
Previous articles explained an Obama-led bipartisan conspiracy to destroy America’s social contract, returning the nation to Dickensian harshness. But you’d never know it from major media reports, op-eds and editorials, ducking the issue even when critical.
The debate charade’s gone on for weeks, both sides concealing their basic agreement on major cuts for political advantage.
Republican strategy is attacking big government, excluding its biggest part related to defense spending, imperial wars, and one-sided support for corporate interests and America’s super-rich.