Sunday, August 01, 2010

Smoke ...

... meet fire. Glenn Reynolds on JournoList: Controversy proves collusion among liberal journalists.

In "The Appearance of Impropriety," my former University of Tennessee College of Law colleague Peter Morgan and I noted that sociologists like Erving Goffman think that every functioning society needs a "backstage" where people can let their hair down and speak without observing social proprieties. But journalists have been destroying that backstage for everyone else for decades. Why should they be permitted to keep one, when no one else is?

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