A vigorous progressive voice is being silenced with what appears to be the quiet
approval of the TV networks and most of the media. No stranger to Big Business, major
media seem bent on marginalizing the only man in the race who wants more teeth in
regulatory agencies, more enforcement of antitrust laws, total unqualified guarantees of all
constitutional rights for gays, illegal immigrants and other minorities, more respect for
privacy protections and due process, an end to the commercialization of children, fewer
nonviolent offenders in jail and trade policies that protect powerless people here and
around the world.