Monday, August 09, 2010

Public-Private Fascism

Guest Post by Jeff Perren

Columbia President Lee Bollinger's advocacy of “blending” public and private media shows the same problem inherent in all such “partnerships” between the dollar and the gun:

_Quote In short, [Bollinger]  prefers yet another ‘public-private partnership,’ the now-familiar progressive corporatist model that met with such success in Italy in the 1920s. Odd, how the ‘private’ party in that arrangement always turns out to be the junior partner. And yet he maintains that ‘state support does not translate into official control.’ He seems not to have learned the popular phrase: he who pays the piper calls the tune.

My article discussing this very thing was just published at Breitbart's Big Journalism site.  Your comments are invited, here and there.

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