The Not Listening Tour


Listening tours have become an obligatory stage of the early campaign, but their name is another degradation of meaning. Politicians don’t conduct listening tours in order to listen to voters, but to have those voters listen to them. The occasional town hall meeting with its exchanges is the verbal version of a Letters to the Editor column. But does anyone pretend that a newspaper exists to listen to the readers?

More: http://www.rightsidenews.com/2011081814318/editorial/rsn-pick-of-the-day/the-not-listening-tour.html

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