"If the political press corps were honest" Blog ››› August 14, 2008 10:20 AM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? "They'd start every convention story with the finding that nothing important happened that day and that your attention is not needed," writes Jack Shafer at Slate. Short Link copy link We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.