Vox Populi

February 10, 2010

I love that news outlets feel compelled to report a “man on the street” opinion in their stories, and that in the internet age that means ripping quotes from social media outlets like Twitter, or god forbid YouTube comments, which are universally peopled with idiots.  In the “John Mayer is a Racist” article on msnbc, we get the following quote: “wow if this stuff is true…John Mayer just lost a whole heap of cool points…and i really likes him too…” commented jnyfer on Twitter. It’s jarring in the middle of a mainstream media story to see quotes from some random moron, although I guess I should just get used to it.


One comment

  1. I posted a link to your blog on my Facebook wall. Oh wait..

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