Nothing illustrates the shallow and strikingly irrelevant coverage of the 2008 presidential campaign quite like the overdose of attention paid to the provocative rants of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright regarding the Sept. 11 attacks on America’s World Trade Center. Applicable across the spectrum, this lack of intellectual depth is apparent not only in the media’s and politicians’ promotion of a circus atmosphere as opposed to salient issues but also in the general public’s appetite for this sensational but relatively superficial drivel.
Obama shouldn’t be held responsible for his pastor’s comments
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