The Deep Dish Debate

CBS's almost Anchorman, Roger Mudd, years ago let the cat out of the bag.  He told us: We in the media cannot tell you what to think, but we can tell you what to think about. This side of the Berlin Wall, we could hardly find a better example of thought control. Until, of course, you get to the presidential "debates."  They were invented by the late Don Hewitt, producer of CBS' Sixty Minutes.  Hewitt wanted to resuscitate the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858, just in time for Jack Kennedy to clean Richard Nixon's clock in 1960. Invented by liberals to showcase liberals, they have been droning on ever since.  This week's CNN elephant parade -- featuring Republican presidential candidates in joint appearances at St. Anselm's College in New Hampshire -- was lorded over by national correspondent, John King.  King had gone out to conservative audiences in advance asking us to watch and give CNN another chance. OK.  Every question offered by King was...(Read Full Article)

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