Sunday, January 24, 2010

Couldn't have said it better myself

A TPM reader and political operative (opposition research guy) goes off on lazy/bad political reporting. Much of what he says sounds pretty familiar, I must say:

Finally, this may seem like a harsh attack on political reporters. Well, yeah. It kind of is. Many do good work, but most focus entirely on the game and whose up and down and winning the political contest - they don't take the act of governing or legislating seriously.

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[E]arly in my career, someone said the following to me. "If reporters did their jobs, you wouldn't have yours."

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