Thu, 12 Dec 2002

Delayed reaction

When I wrote this entry just a few days ago, it indeed seemed like the national news media was sleeping on the Trent Lott story. Over the past few days, the story has finally taken on a life of its own, though I still have to wonder if it would have continued to be ignored if the major news outlets hadn't been shamed into action.

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