Sunday, July 08, 2007

Weekend Video Theatre: The Bigger Picture

Josh Marshall, who runs Talking Points Memo, did this video-blog for the 4th of July, looking beyond the Libby headlines to see the bigger picture of how this story came to be. I think he makes a good point that the President and his defenders are very, very good at breaking down the big stories into a million little ones, so that everyone stays so focused on the little outrages, that they lose track of the bigger picture. So we take a step back.

[Related reading: Alternate History: If Today's Pundits Had Been Around During Watergate]


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