Friday, June 7, 2013

George Orwell Cited Across WI Social Media Spectrum Today

There was this on Twitter from Charlie Sykes about noon today, probably tweaking talk radio host Mark Belling for lauding the WI legislature's hit on an investigative journalism project on the UW-Madison campus:

Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” ― George Orwell
In the morning, I found a different way to reference Orwell:

Walker Double-Speak On 'Prosperity' He's Created

His Orwellian message - - "we reformed our way to prosperity" - - is contradicted by facts:
The numbers tell the story:


Anonymous said...

A little more 1984.

Anonymous said...

"There's a Walker boom going on in the nation's first voting state." So writes Byron York today.

Read more:

Other Side said...

Sykes repeats what he's told to those who don't really listen; they simply absorb.

Gareth said...

Someone should tell Sykes that Orwell was a Socialist. In fact, Charlie is precisely the sort of man Orwell loathed.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

While they're at it, tell him that Ayn Rand was a welfare-recipient, marriage-destroying philandering atheist also.