June 13, 2008

Death In The Family


What is notable here is how a human event can immediately level out the more complex relationship between politicians and the press and, instead, underscore the familial nature of Washington.  It’s for that reason, John McCain’s statement to the media about the passing of Tim Russert seemed as earnest as the tarmac hug Joe Lieberman shared with NBC correspondent Kelly O’Donnell.    Tim Russert, R.I.P.

(image: LM Otero.  Washington. June 13, 2008. via YahooNews)

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