Quote of the Day

Paul Waldman on a pretty ridiculous Chuck Todd piece:

The truth is that the New York/Washington media doesn’t ignore the “heartland,” they pander to it relentlessly. The Diane Sawyers of the world may not shop at Wal-Mart, but they’ll never tire of telling you that the people who do are the real Americans, the backbone of the country, the people dripping with “values” and small-town virtue, the ones who look you in the eye and give it to you straight, the ones who care for their neighbors and love their country. If I had a nickel for every time the New York/Washington media explained to me the moral superiority of the heartland, I’d drive a couple of Cadillacs and have friends who own NASCAR teams.

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