Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Andrew Ferguson of the Weekly Standard managed to inspire a sort of pity and sympathy in my rocky, arid heart for the lowly reporter on the political beat, whom he describes en masse in terms that are instantly recognizable to any con slug on the fannish scene. He's almost got me convinced that most of the political election cycle is driven by lonely journalists looking to hang out with their fellow writers at events like the Ames Straw Poll and the national conventions.

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