Attack Journalism sells papers and tv ads

Why do we we still see the "attack op/eds" in the NY Times? Because they sell papers... no other reason..   When are we all going to wake up and realize that we must find a middle ground and protect freedoms without ridiculing and self righteous arrogance.

Op-Ed Columnist - An Absence of Class in the G.O.P. - NYTimes.com


Absence of class is not the sole domain of the republicans. The examples called out here are shameful but not unique to a single ideology or party. Unfortunately, I fear that articles like this contribute more to the problem than the solution. 
 
Tolerance and civility, along with diversity of perspective seem to be lost on fundamentalists of all flavors.

Freedom in speech is messy, particularly in this age of mass communications, but it beats the alternative by a long shot.

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