THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE….Check this out:

With only days before Tuesday’s special election, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s attempt to jolt the campaign by taking unscripted questions from voters on live television appears to be stumbling….

It’s pretty depressing that this is a perfectly sensible lead paragraph for a political story. We’ve gotten to the point in the United States where answering unscripted questions on live TV is so unusual that it really is pretty jolting.