Monday, February 22, 2016
It's official: the presidential election is a horse race
The corporate media have decided to interpret this presidential race entirely as a sporting event. They have been trending this way for a long time, and now it is everything. They will talk only about opinion polling and election results. The presidential election is a horse race, and the only thing that matters is handicapping, and then reporting win, place, or show. Watching this coverage I feel like I'm sitting with my dad on the rail at Santa Anita. If you want to know what the candidates have done in the past, or what they promise to do if elected, I guess you will have to hunt for that on the Internet, because you won't see such things as Marco Rubio's insane tax policies and war plans exposed on television.