How to avoid the issues

Barack Obama now appears likely to clinch the Democratic Party nomination. Hillary Clinton is hanging on for dear life but her hopes are probably futile. I can’t say I’m upset about this, despite my serious doubts about Obama’s ability or interest in seriously changing America’s foreign policy.

The mainstream media, however, seems obsessed with the trivialities of the campaign, rather than the policies of either candidate. Personality, looks and irrelevancies are highlighted as signs of strength or weakness.

And the master of this slime is the Drudge Report, one of the most popular websites in the US.

Yet another classy example today.

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