AFP reports on a speech given by Pres. Obama:
Here we have a president who does not know how to work an iPod and, yet, he somehow believes that he is qualified to determine its value. This is reminiscent of Pres. Obama's claim that he did not need to know "all the facts" before he declared that the Cambridge police "acted stupidly. As a man who went to law school, why doesn't he have a better appreciation of the importance of facts when making arguments?
"You're coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which don't always rank all that high on the truth meter," Obama said at Hampton University, Virginia.
"With iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStations, -- none of which I know how to work -- information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation," Obama said. [Emph. added]
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