Thursday, September 06, 2012

Who Wants the Truth When the Bullshit is Such Great TV? | AWG:Chicago:

Following the film, Glass took the stage and took questions from the audience.

One young woman asked [paraphrased] "With the exposure of the falsehoods in Mike Daisey's account of his trip to China on TAL as a model, why isn't there the same concerted effort to expose the blatant untruths and outright lies of Paul Ryan and the recent RNC Convention?"

Ira offered no solution but agreed it was a problem. That there is a weird desire to take no sides in the media and present an equally unchallenging perspective on the spin of all comers.