campaign as soap opera

November 7, 2008

I’m slogging my way through Newsweek’s lengthy seven-part series on the presidential campaigns.

Lots of little tidbits and illustrative quotes make these pieces an entertaining read, but the most striking thing is the editors’ attempt to cast the candidates into made-for-TV character molds.

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One Response to “campaign as soap opera”

  1. Rainbow Warrior Says:

    Barack Obama: Hope for America, but maybe not for the world?
    There are a lot of Question?
    http://rainbowwarrior2005.wordpress.com/2008/11/07/barack-obama-hope-for-america-but-maybe-not-for-the-world/


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