The News Is Broken, Ctd

Joyner isn't sure about Ezra's prescription:

My strong hunch is that the reason people became slightly more confused about health reform over the course of the debate and a difference of 6 percent in a poll with a sampling error of +/-4% is negligible is because they started paying more attention and realized how complicated it was. Similarly, Ezra’s proposed solution falls into what I’ve termed the Wonk’s Fallacy, the belief of people who are truly fascinated with the details of public policy that normal people are similarly interested...