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Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

I Hate to Say ‘We Told You So’, but...



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In light of allegations that the governor of Illinois was ready to auction off Barack Obama’s Senate seat to the highest bidder, does any major media organization feel like they examined the political culture that Obama came from sufficiently? Do the New York Times, the Washington Post, the major networks, the newsweeklies, the cable networks, etc. — do they feel that they really gave their readers and viewers a good sense of how Chicago politics works, and how that place shaped Obama?

Don’t Stanley Kurtz and David Freddoso, among others, deserve an apology from their critics?


Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Fred Thompson , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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