Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
December 13, 2002
POLITICS: Paging Senator Freud

Lord knows I'm no fan of Al Gore, but the opening paragraph of this item is just a horrendous piece of pop-psychoanalysis masquerading as a 'news' article:

Al Gore, the defeated presidential candidate in 2000, has indicated to friends he is to abandon the quest to become president that his domineering father urged on him as a child.

Indeed, one of the reasons why Gore thinks the media has a conservative bias is because the media in general have been very hard on Al Gore. In most cases fairly, I should add; in some cases unfairly and in others too soft on Gore by a long shot. But Gore's perspective on the media is first and foremost shaped by how they treat him.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:50 PM | Politics 2002-03 | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)
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