–IN A TOTALLY RHETORICAL WAY, mind you — why self-professed “liberals” and “progressives” (i.e.: people interested in true human progress, as opposed to socialist statists) would not have trouble with state sponsorship of a medium of news, information, and expression. I mean, how far is that from such ills of government as Official Truth and Received Wisdom and Approved Art? Rhebus on a Cross, people!
Run away! Run away!