Monday, September 24, 2012

Red State, Blue State

Mark Helprin in the Parthian Shot column, Claremont Review of Books, Summer 2012
"...Stalin would hardly believe it, but blue now supposedly signifies the Left and red the Right. According to Wikipedia and the Washington Post, so it must be true, the change came in 2000 courtesy of MSNBC and NBC's the Today Show. It next migrated to David Letterman at CBS, and then went bacterial. ...

"...Who says 'old media' is vestigial? They are highly adaptable, or, as they might say, 'Better blue than dead.'...