Friday, April 15, 2005

media bias in Sweden (roots of anti-Americanism)

Thanks to Damian Penny I came across this article.
Here's some excerpts I especially liked:

As liberal pundit Josh Marshall observed, “Europe doesn’t have the death penalty because its political systems are less democratic, or at least more insulated from populist impulses, than the U.S. government.”

Susan Sontag observed in the late 1960’s, "the ideas and attitudes of, say, The Village Voice, are ‘establishment’ opinions in Sweden.” Thirty years later and little has changed.

Read it all.


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