In addition, as heard on National Public Radio's On the Media,
National Journal columnist William Powers thinks [the media have a crush on Obama]. Powers says that while Hillary Clinton has to work to recast herself against a pre-written narrative, Barack Obama is virtually a media blank slate.Think about what we have discussed in class throughout the year: human beings attach so much power and importance to narratives. You can listen to the 7-minute interview of Powers by clicking the play button below:
Based on what you've seen and heard in the past few weeks, what do YOU think? Are the media truly in love with Obama or will they change their feelings once they need a new narrative?