19 September 2008

- Burying the Lede -

What does it say that a site that covers the Daily Show and this extraordinarily humble blog are the top hits on Google searches for "circular talk express"? By all rights, this search should be directed to the Daily Show site. But, no, the Show's site buried the lede. I know it was the punchline, but even so...

I don't know, somehow this all seems so representative of the state of the campaign coverage—the most incisive coverage is done through the "fake" news channels and late night monologues, but even those sources seem incapable of making the most of their own best insights.