Editorial: Honk If You Love C-Span!

The network is one reason we are able to keep on despite Congressional dysfunction.

NOT ALL THE NEWS about Capitol Hill is guaranteed to raise one’s blood pressure. One reason we are able to keep up on Congressional dysfunction is that C-SPAN functions so well.

The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network was launched and continues to be funded by cable companies, one of the more important corporate contributions to the public good.

C-SPAN is celebrating 20 years of sending a bus across the U.S. to promote the channel and civic education, and to make the connection between cable’s investment and the more informed electorate. A tip of the editorial visor to C-SPAN and the folks who keep it running.