May 23, 2003  ·  Lessig

While I have no idea what this paragraph means,”[w]e opponents of megamergers and cross-ownership are afflicted with what sociologists call “pluralistic ignorance.” Libertarians pop off from what we assume to be the fringes of the left and right wings, but do not yet realize that we outnumber the exponents of the new collectivist efficiency,” I declare that the war of ideas in this media concentration battle is over. This brilliant piece by Safire ends it.

Let’s now see whether ideas and ideals translate into policy.