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Talking Points -- Watch out if Cash for Clunkers becomes Crash of Clunkers

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Newsman Sam Donaldson was once chided for not covering more "good" news. He always seemed to be reporting on what was wrong with the world, the person said.

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Donaldson's reply was that if an organization, a person or a government comes in, says a program or plan is going to accomplish this and it does just that, it's not really news. It's when that optimistic plan fails that the media need to pounce for the public good. That's the job.

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