Media: The Rise of the Anger Industry

I had paid for my purchases, but the security gate at Barnes & Noble was squealing anyway. The problem was Al Franken's Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right. The cashier had not deactivated its anti-theft insert, but I couldn't help wondering if the book was screeching at being trapped in the same bag with liberal-bias critic Bernard Goldberg's best seller Arrogance: Rescuing America from the Media Elite. (One Franken chapter is titled "I Bitch-Slap Bernie Goldberg.") "Let me desensitize Mr. Franken for you," the guard said.

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