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Enlightenment comes slowly

Our daughter asked us to record for her the broadcast last night on the Oprah Winfrey Network of Miss Representation. Description: "Some of America's most influential women, including Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Margaret Cho, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem, come together to give audiences an inside look at the media's message and depiction of women."

Kathleen was out, and I, being male, of course forgot all about it. So we had to record the repeat, which started at 1:00 a.m.

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It turns out that the Oprah Winfrey Network resembles other broadcasters by loading up late-night programming with additional commercial interruptions. More interestingly, Virtuous Oprah's people sell late-night air time to low-rent, sexy-babe commercials like the ones the Less Virtuous make money from.

Alice should find the juxtapositions instructive.

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