In politics today, the narrative is king. Through the early months of this year, the narrative -- stoked by Republican spinmeisters -- held that President Obama and his agenda were so unpopular that the Democrats were almost certain to lose the House in November and possibly even the Senate. Last week's elections were a reminder that the narrative can sometimes get ahead of the facts. - Dan BalzWhen The Post writes about the narrative, without acknowledging its role in setting it, the media has truly come off its rails.
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Offered Without A Hint Of Irony
From The Washington Post, and written without a hint of irony.