Sunday, July 06, 2008

Flip-flops real and phony

So sure, the recent spate of articles about Obama's "refinement" of his Iraq pull-out plan is a sign that today's journalists are hardly any better at political coverage than they were in 2004. If it's a slow news day, some phony scandal must be puffed up to fill all that airtime and column space. But Obama's very real flip-flop on the FISA bill opened the door to this whole meme.