The Corner

Re: Boring Reid

There is truth to the theory that people “get” a sex scandal easier than they get a typical politician-manipulated real estate deal. (Ask Bill and Hillary.) But it’s the media’s job to explain both kinds of scandal – especially when “Speaker Pelosi” is marching around saying she will “drain the swamp” of the corrupt Republican Congress.

The night before Katie Couric brought her perky glam to the CBS set, CBS reporter Armen Keteyianan investigative piece on how some fairly unknown Republican congressmen from California (Ken Calvert, Gary Miller) were making little real-estate deals around highway earmarks Congress was funding. (Jeff Flake wore the anti-earmark white hat in the story.) If you can cover these gentlemen, you better cover Harry Reid. filed

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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