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Fri Jun 17, 2016, 03:31 PM

9. Soooo true. And so well put.

It sounds crazy when you point this out but yeah, the faux left is quite a force on the internet. I noticed it in 04. The publications I assumed would be natural allies turned out to be part of the problem. The one that comes to mind is Nation, which spawned CounterPunch or at least was Alex Cockburn's perch before he launched that gem. When you start looking into his and and his publishers' bios it becomes a little clearer but without getting too I think it's fair to say that the VRWC finds it useful to attack from the left as well as the right and publishers and writers have to pay their rent and postal fees. And when long-running mastheads outlive their founders they are at the mercy of market forces like other media.

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