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Subj: Re: Replying anyway . . . National News
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 04:38:09 pm EST (Viewed 2 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Replying anyway . . . National News
Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2008 at 03:50:44 pm EST
> > Rhetorical question or not, the discussion is worthwhile, I believe.
> > What happened is tragic for the victim and her family and friends (as is every murder) and of course despicable and gross. But no, it is *not* worth a national news story. It is media sensationalism at its worst.
> > What *is* worthy of national news, you asked? News that truly effects the whole nation, or at least a much broader group of people. For example (but not limited to):
> What about missing people? If god forbid one of your relatives went missing tommorow should that story make the national news or just your local news?
I hate this tactic in arguments, I really do. How would I feel? Of course I'd feel like it should be the focus of every law enforcement agency in the universe.
Would my feeling be right? Hell no.
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