So now we understand what John McCain's handlers were up to: Intensify the culture wars, and once again use cultural symbols as substitutes for policies. In particular, use Hockey Mom Sarah Palin to change the subject from why regular Americans are hurting in the pocketbook to why Palin is a more regular American than Barack Obama. Will the Democrats change it back? Whether they do will decide the election.
Thursday, September 4, 2008
Posted by lex dexter
Besides writing a good book that I just slurped like so much fizzy water, Bob Kuttner watches the Palin speech and boils the whole ball game, I believe, down to a single paragraph:
Posted at 19:03