Day Two of the Etheridge Incident.

    I’m not particularly surprised that the Etheridge Incident is perturbing the Beltway. It has all the elements that one needs: A genuine, newsworthy scenario (Congressman attacks cameraman); An easily-accessible narrative (Congressman attacks cameraman); A clear video record (note: two cameras, with footage spliced together); A hint of scandal (Was the Congressman drinking?); And a hint of conspiracy (Was the Congressman set up?). Plus, of course, | Read More »

    Day Two of the Etheridge Incident.

    I’m not particularly surprised that the Etheridge Incident is perturbing the Beltway. It has all the elements that one needs: A genuine, newsworthy scenario (Congressman attacks cameraman); An easily-accessible narrative (Congressman attacks cameraman); A clear video record (note: two cameras, with footage spliced together); A hint of scandal (Was the Congressman drinking?); And a hint of conspiracy (Was the Congressman set up?). Plus, of course, | Read More »