Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Phenomenon Called "Beltway Blindness"

Eric Cantor’s Defeat Exposed a Beltway Journalism Blind Spot (Robert Carr) from the New York Times
"It’s now clear why the primary defeat of the House majority leader, Eric Cantor, came so completely out of the blue last week: Beltway blindness that put a focus on fund-raising, power-brokering and partisan back-and-forth created a reality distortion field that obscured the will of the people. But that affliction was not Mr. Cantor’s alone; it is shared by the political press"

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