How deep we have sunk. How backward we have regressed. All the way down, all the way back to the black abyss of Orwell's 1984.
You can now be fired from your job for speaking the truth, in private, to your colleagues at work.
Vivian Schiller was forced out Wednesday as CEO of National Public Radio -- one of the last bastions of occasional truth in American media today -- because some slimeball wing nut came up with another entrapment video.
This one captured Ron Schiller -- an NPR executive who is not related to Vivian Schiller -- describing the so-called Tea Party movement as "racist" and "xenophobic." Anyone who is not utterly deluded by Frank Luntz-Heritage Foundation bovine excrement knows that these terms are perfectly apt descriptors.
The chairman of the board that fired Vivian Schiller said, "I recognize the magnitude of this news."
What's "news" is that a Big Brother network now operates in this country with absolute impunity to constitutional protections of privacy.
Watch what you say around the water cooler. The Juvenile Spy Klan is everywhere.