Monday, July 07, 2008

The Inoculator

Over at The Corner, government-sanctioned academician and major media figure Victor Davis Hanson plumbs the appeal of Big Pharma:

So for the [Limbaugh] audience, the attraction comes not just from the political commentary per se, but from the catharsis he offers to the weary who are exhausted after hearing from government, the media, the universities, and the politicians 24/7 that they and their ancestors have been greedy, racist, sexist, homophobic, polluters, destroyers of wildlife, destructive to the planet and unsophisticated. Limbaugh says to them all "Hey, relax, the problem is not you, but those calling you all those names" — and then has fun proving his point.
"Unsophisticated"! Oooh, that's gotta hurt.