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13. Many years ago, after the beginning of the Gulf War-
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 10:36 AM
Feb 2024

I wrote something called The Media Overthrow Manifesto or MOM for short- calling for a massive boycott of Cable News by cancelling the tier of cable service containing the 24hr news networks.
This was carried on several platforms and some papers and I got nothing but crickets and complaints mixed with derision.
Apparently no one wanted to accept mild inconvenience in order to make a powerful political statement of disgust with how news was being covered.
Nothing has changed. Lots of complaining… no action.

I am aware that there are some number of households that have cut their cable, but I was pushing for a movement of millions to send a message to the PTB.

I only bring this up, because it is indicative of the collapse of organized protest on the left.

Let the derision begin.

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