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March 11, 2010

Your Turn: I Look at Life from Booth Seats Now


© Timothy Fadek – click for larger size

Since we had so much fun deconstructing this get-together Rove threw for students last year, I’m interested in your take on this clever photo by photojournalist and long-time friend of The BAG, Tim Fadek, who was on the trail of Karl this week. (Caption below.)

And how’s this for a shameless plug? … This post is unabashedly inspired by the approaching relaunch of BagNewsNotes, featuring BagNewsOriginals — a new section dedicated exclusively to photojournalism. Clink! Clink!

(photo: Tim Fadek/Polaris Images. caption: Karl Rove promotes his memoir at the Oak Room at the Plaza Hotel in New York. His book is entitled, Courage and Consequences: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight.” Rove, the mastermind of George W. Bush’s two successful presidential runs and a top White House aide, signed in 2007 with Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster. Rove, who became synonymous with ruthless but effective campaign tactics, said in a statement Threshold issued Wednesday that his book would be “a frank account of what I witnessed and my often-controversial role.”)

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