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Grime your way to D.C.

April 14, 2012
dsp The Inter-Mountain

Cleverness is perhaps the most overrated commodity in politics. Yet the practitioners of slick messaging and smearing are held in high esteem by that group of would-be sports writers and entertainment reporters masquerading as political commentators. Lee Atwater certainly did a smashing job, as did Mike Dukakis in 1988. And, oh my goodness, isn't Karl Rove good at avoiding issues. James Carville's "it's the economy, stupid" or "feel your pain," that certainly builds a solid foundation for an incoming administration.

 
 

 

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