Man Without Qualities

Thursday, August 05, 2004

The Continuing Quest For The Media To Rediscover That The Election Is Mostly About The Economy

Today, the Christian Science Monitor figures out that swing voters in key states care mostly about the domestic economy. Imagine that.

Which is why stories about the decline in July unemployment claims and softish July chain store sales and high oil prices are much more important than all that flashy stuff about Iraq roadside mullahs and bombs and intelligence czars.

And that will continue to be the case unless there is a major terrorist attempt or attack.

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