I'm Back With A Blast From The Past

Now that Room 8 seems to be functioning, I'm joining Gatemouth in coming back.

Some of you may remember that in 2007, I postulated a theory of the two electorates - a small group of well informed voters and a massive group that could care less about politics. And I suggested that cable TV & the web were largely responsible for this

http://www.r8ny.com/blog/jerry_skurnik/the_theory_of_the_two_electorates.html

This week's Economist has a story that, whicle focusing on cable news, makes many of the same points.

Here it is -

http://www.economist.com/blogs/lexington/2013/03/media-and-political-polarisation?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/whyfoxnewsislesstoblame