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Who’s Neurotic?

Andrew, I must take exception to your definition of the new FCC-fine-hiking legislation as “neurotic.” I have a different definition of “neurotic”: radio announcers who are supposedly well into adulthood, but are doing unfunny radio skits about Scooby-Doo telling Shaggy he’ll have to act like a Clinton intern to satisfy his crack habit, George Jetson boasting of his Spacely Sprocket penis ring, and the Chipmunks talking about how they haven’t been laid for weeks and need a “filthy chipmunk whore.” That boy needs a shrink. But the media are too bound by notions of decency (or pro-shock-jock bias) to actually describe what these people spew on the airwaves.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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