The drama queens

December 20, 2006

Bob Somerby is particularly sharp about the little campaign dramas journalists like to construct around candidates. Go give him a look — it’s worth your while.

I guess this is what Joan Didion meant when she said we tell ourselves stories in order to live. Unfortunately, in this case the stories are being told by others, and they do nothing to improve our lives. Quite the opposite, in fact.

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