Please, Not All Laughs

The New York Times errs too light in an article about this morning’s Women for Obama fundraising event, which both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama attended. Characterizing the senators’ on-stage humor and mutual praise as “not quite a screwball comedy,” the article fails to mention any details from Obama’s policy-heavy speech on women’s issues. The Washington Post gets the comedy but doesn’t forget the meat.

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Jane Kim is a writer in New York.