Friday, January 10, 2014

Chris Christie Is Sorry, But Let's Not 'Comeback Kid' Ourselves Just Yet

Chris Christie Is Sorry, But Let's Not 'Comeback Kid' Ourselves Just Yet

Crack-ups and comebacks. There are no two commodities that the political media loves more. Their culture now moves seamlessly between, "What about your gaffes?" to, "When and how will you turn this around?" Strung between these vicissitudes are what we conventionally refer to as "The Narrative," which reduces our politics to a pulpy telenovela concerning our cast of affluent political celebrities as they rise, fall, rise again, lather, rinse, repeat.
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