Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Just Stop It.

. Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Shorter Politico: Reading us makes you dumber.

Actual Politico:

The Colorado results, combined with Tuesday's returns in Connecticut, Georgia and Minnesota and other recent primaries, suggest it may be time to scrutinize a treasured 2010 story line — about an angry electorate, determined to punish insiders and professional pols of all stripes, rushing to embrace ideological insurgents.

Followed immediately by:

It’s not that this narrative is all wrong. But it appears to be significantly more true among Republicans than Democrats.

Nope. The narrative is all wrong. Please, please stop deceiving your readers. Please care enough about your subject to learn a little bit about it.

Via The Monkey Cage, which took out the trash on this "anti-incumbent narrative" months ago.


Just Stop It.
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