Oakland Raiders: Becoming a Bewildered Herd, But They Did Something!

May 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When things go wrong for too long, the spectators or the Raider Nation, become somewhat like a bewildered herd.
In Noam Chomsky's book, titled "Media Control" there are a lot of concepts that seem to need adjustment for 2010. First of all, the Internet is an outlet for public opinion.
The men who own the powerful traditional media have to answer to the thousands of opinions that bang on their ears and glare in the eyes through the Internet.
The Raider Nation shouted, "Do something, get rid of JR."
The attendance diminished tremendously at the stadium. People left games early. Folks cussed, and wrote strong and critical articles about the performance of the Oakland Raiders.
Finally, Al Davis and his associates heard the plea; they heard the cry for change.
Al Davis listened, finally.
If Davis did not listen, then many believe that the coming years were going to be a tragedy, a disaster, one in which many would not been able to survive, either spir...

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