Political Heroics
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Political Heroics

The media loves to give a name to everything and then overuse those names. Every battle in Congress suddenly becomes an event. This used to be true with CNN and major events like wars. They’d even have their own theme music. Now it’s everything from school shooting to budget battles. There’s something quite unsettling about everything being treated as a potential pilot for a new fall show.

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HOBO: Why does everything in politics have to sound so dramatic? Republicans are taking us to the fiscal cliff's edge!

HOBO: Democrats are considering using the nuclear option in response to Republicans! But will they manage to raise the debt ceiling before we crash into it?

HOBO: Why does everything in politics have to sound like comic book superheroes squaring off?
MITTENS: Biden smash!