Saturday, March 6, 2010

The Horse Race, The "Process Story" and the "West Wing"

One of the complaints about political news is that more time is spent on what is called the "horse race" than on the substance of the proposals, contents of bills, candidate positons and advantages and disadvantages of same. NPR did an excellent, well balanced, and nuanced piece examining this, the relationship between President Obama and his Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, and the relationship between The West Wing and the real life in the White House now.

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