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December 3, 2013

Politics Is Not a Soap Opera

Politics is our reality. It only seems like soap opera because of the way it is covered:
Right into your living room, day-in-day-out, celebrity journalists present the adventures of their fellow dramatis personae, celebrity pols.... No longer is the story that millions of people are losing health insurance that President Obama guaranteed they would be able to keep. For the mainstream press, it is about how cleverly Obama can rationalize his lies, how adroitly can he revise what he’s previously said, how deftly can he turn the page . . . shifting the audience’s attention to the next episode — maybe immigration, maybe Iran, maybe the debt ceiling . . . = = National Review Online

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 3, 2013 9:31 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I have liked Andrew McCarthy since he first prosecuted the first World Trade Center bombers (2/93). He has tried to warm us for at east 13 years now.

Posted by: grace at December 3, 2013 1:47 PM

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