A lot—and very, very little—may be said about the lengthy examination of Barack Obama’s media influences in today’s Washington Post. One quick thing: It’s a pretty sad state of affairs when the fact at issue here—that a president actually, you know, reads and watches and otherwise consumes journalism—is deemed not only worthy of commentary, but in fact striking enough to serve as the central focus of yet another ode to the workings of the presidential mind. Sheesh.
12:43 PM - January 25, 2010
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