The Meticulous Political Dance of a Manic Media
We are rounding the bend toward the last act in this season's power play of a Presidential campaign.
Just when you think the two teams couldn't possibly sink any lower in their rabid attempts to kill off the other, another day of media sound bite analysis dawns.
At this moment, it's the Romney riff on how helpless a passenger--i.e. his wife, Ann--would be on a burning plane.
He described the helplessness of this entrapment, including a mention of the plane's unopenable windows.
Rachel Maddow's response to this tidbit is particularly disappointing, because I think so highly of her.
She expresses outrage and shock that Romney may not understand that windows on a plane simply cannot open.
Come on, Rachel.
I know it is seductive to jam forward on the Romney retard roll, but surely, there are worthier issues on this candidate, and the other, Obama, to cover in those expensive CNBC moments.
Civil rights, for example.