Joe Biden and the press: A case study in the absurd

Blog ››› ››› ERIC BOEHLERT

Keep in mind that in comparison with the other candidates, Biden received very little coverage. (The amount was positively minuscule compared with the media circus that surrounded GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin.) Yet what little coverage Biden generated seemed at times to be devoted exclusively to the trivial pursuit of his so-called gaffes.

In other words, the gaffe coverage didn't represent some of the Biden coverage. It was the Biden coverage.

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