Thanks for posting this, BP.
I had just used the "copy" function at the "Common Dreams" site and was about to post it myself.
Zunes almost invariably is cogent, well-informed and forceful in his annotations. This is no exception.
Why everyone is ready to sip this crap soup remains a mystery.
But tv rules, of course. I haven't seen the damn thing for so long I don't even know what the damage is.
Barbara Ehrenreich says you ought to watch it occasionally as a duty, just to scope the opposition.
I agree with her, but haven't had cable service for 25 years, and haven't watched since my wife called me from work and urged me to see the live 9/11 picture coverage.