The New York Times has a story today about Lou Dobbs and his views on the future of U.S. immigration policy. I appreciated this insightful gem:
In the course of insistently offering his ever more passionate views on immigration all across the television landscape in just one 24-hour period, Mr. Dobbs underscored that what works in cable television news is not an objective analysis of the day’s events but hard-nosed, unstinting advocacy of a specific point of view on a sizzling-hot topic.
By the way, that’s the same formula that runs the blogosphere, and the primary reason why I blog.
Go read the whole thing.