Wednesday, July 15, 2009

LA Times anti-business

This article by Alex Epstein highlights the anti-business nature of the media.
“A strong message to Black Street” — VOICES for REASON:

The day after Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years for committing a massive financial fraud, I saw the following big, bold headline in the Los Angeles Times:

A strong message to Wall Street

Think about what this headline implies. The conviction of one particular financier is regarded as a message to all financiers. That is outrageous.

Imagine if there were a mass-conviction of Mafia members and the LA Times wrote

A strong message to Italian-Americans