Said Andrea Mitchell on NBC’s Today Show this morning, reporting on the protracted Democratic primary:
Critics blame [Howard] Dean for creating the calendar and rules that led to the Michigan and Florida debacle, and they say his inability to broker a deal stems partly from his own weakness as a politician.
And what clip do you think NBC used as visual shorthand representing what “critics” call Dean’s “weakness as a politician?”
Think: Sleeves rolled up. Finger - and now fist — in the air. Face reddening.
Yup, The Dean Scream. (A “weakness”/caricature created by the media.)
So, “Who’s The Boss [of the Democratic Party]?” per the chyron accompanying Mitchell’s report.
A shrieking, unhinged loser!