The story of the story is the real story
: Just got booked on CNBC’s Capitol Report (again) tonight, this time with (whew) John Hinderaker.
The topic: the reverse October surprise, the story of the missing explosives in Iraq. My take: The timing and placement and motive behind this story is every bit as significant as the explosives, missing or not. Of course, this smells like a campaign ploy. Media must recognize that it is used all the time; it is spin alley. And so the story of the story of explosives is the real story.
And, of course, it could have an impact on the election. Dick Morris said in the NY Post today:
Ultimately, this is not a contest of two men or two parties or two ideologies for supremacy. It is a battle of two issues