Crikey may be changing tonight but Alan Ramsey certainly isn’t. His column in today’s SMHSeeing beyond blind faith to a dire revelation – comprised one introductory paragraph which read as follows:

Bill Moyers, the founding
director of Public Affairs Television in Washington, retired three
months ago, one of the United States’ most honoured journalists.
Harvard Medical School that same month named him the recipient of its
fourth annual Global Environmental Citizen Award. Moyers’s acceptance
speech should terrify you. If not you deserve everything you get, even
if the rest of us don’t. Here is an edited version.

Then he produced a 762 word summary – more than 90 per
cent of his column. If you need to be reminded what Michael Danby said
about “Edward Scissorhands” in Coward’s Castle last year, go here:

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