CNN has apparently decided to cancel Crossfire as reported by the New York Times. They apparently cite John Stewart of the Daily Show when he said that point-counterpoint style shows are “hurting America”.
This is a HUGE coup for Comedy Central. I am proud of them. Comedy is the only “good” way of making change in the world. The not-so-good way is to use power and brute force. This is something I have been thinking about related to The Power Broker, which I have been reading.
The question is: Do the ends justify the means?
I think anyone who says “Never” is naive, and someone who says “Always” is evil. But then how do you know? When do the ends justify the means? Ponder.