Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Annals of American politics:

...wall to wall coverage (on Fox, in The New York Post, on CNN) of photos of Kerry donning a space suit at Cape Canaveral - embarrassing shots in which the senator looked uncomfortable, reminding some of Michael Kukakis's infamous tank photo-op...But the Kerry campaign proved agile in responding. Democratic operatives spent the day digging up old footage of President Bush picking his nose, trying to show that Bush, too, could be caught looking odd on camera. They declared a small victory when CNN finally played the nose picking tape...
From "Scrub In" by Ryan Lizza in TNR.


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