An article in Red Herring points out that open democracies like the Wikipedia can be kind of messy.
As of October 8,  Wikipedia’s President Bush entry had been tweaked 3,953 times. Its entry for Senator Kerry had been modified 3,230 times. By contrast, Wikipedia’s article on Jesus has only been edited 1,855 times since the site’s inception in 2001.
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