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Much Ado About a Little

Now I’m sorry I didn’t butt in yesterday on MTP. I thought the show was very typical. Russert was firm without being rude. Bush was engaged, gracious….real. Yes, I think conservatives want better articulation. And I think conservatives want sharper defenses of conservatism and sharper critiques of liberals and liberalism. But we didn’t get much of that in 2000, either. We’re in danger of giving The Interview way too much weight when there’s so much more to do and say in this campaign. It won’t hurt or help Bush any more than Kerry’s last interview hurt or helped. He took a risk and passed the test, and now it will be forgotten.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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