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We have no more need for PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service recently tried an amazingly obtuse and arrogant slogan: “If PBS doesn’t do it, who will?” What was the antecedent of the pronoun “it”? Presumably “culture” or “seriousness” or “relevance.” Or something. But in a television universe that now includes the History Channel, Biography, A&E, Bravo, National Geographic, Disney, TNT, BBC America, Animal Planet, The Learning Channel, The Outdoor Channel, Noggin, Nickelodeon and scads of other cultural and information channels, what is the antecedent?

By George Will in TownHall

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