When you read something LIKE THIS how can you ever bother reading or listening to that person again? Will this become a new talking point? Each day the quality of American political “debate” sinks lower and lower. We’re already past the septic tank level. (FOOTNOTE: I had many arguments with my late father about this commentator, who I didn’t agree with but loved his verbal and written analysis. Dad: you were right..)
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.