One of the impressions one would get from mainstream media coverage of any event is that we’re still in Kansas (as it were), and that the context of truth and value that we all grew up assuming still applies.
If the 2012 election is about anything, it will be about how many voters have figured out that that isn’t the case. The world has, metaphorically speaking, turned upside down – and not by accident but by agency. The voters, and the ideologues making decisions in the US government, have two different sets of assumptions about truth and value.
A good illustration of this is the differing concepts of each party about “jobs.” Continue reading “All things are no longer equal: Favoritism for the Mexican trucking industry”