Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Talk/Talk: Where's the Latrine?...

Sunday, June 1, 2008
Below are excerpts from this week's Talk Talk, Where's the Latrine?... Every Sunday CUIP's president Jacqueline Salit and strategist and philosopher Fred Newman watch the political talk shows and discuss them. Here are excerpts from their dialogue on Sunday, June 1, 2008 after watching "The Chris Matthews Show" and "This Week with George Stephanopoulos".

Salit: Howard Dean said it's the media's job to search for the conflict in this. He added 'From where I sit, yesterday's rules committee meeting was the beginning of the Democratic Party coming together.'

Newman: Right. Actually, from where I sit and most Americans sit, we don't really give a damn.

Salit: OK.

Newman: I think most Americans think, You have your way of deciding this. At this stage, most Americans want to know who is your candidate? You've been through endless hours, endless days, endless news coverage. You've got two choices, so who's your candidate? Who you got? At the end of the day, the American people don't care about the rightness of an argument in a baseball game. They care who wins the baseball game. So, I'm just a simple minded old guy who has reached that point in the process. I want to know who are they going to run...

Read Talk Talk in its entirety here.

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