Surprisingly enough, PBS isn’t taking sides on the “to fund or not to fund PBS” issue. At least, according to PBS.
By way of Newsbusters:
The Washington Times took up the issue today of how PBS and NPR stations exploit their own airwaves to lobby against Republican budget-cut proposals. Reporter Seth McLaughlin and Stephen Dinan reported that spokesmen for PBS superstations WGBH in Boston and WETA in Washington â€œsaid their appeals never told their audiences which way to lobby Congress, but only to call and let their feelings be known.â€
Does this ad sound like it’s not taking sides? Genghis Khan had a more subtle neutrality about him than these public teat sucklings do: