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Not Prince Hamlet

"Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse."

Bad TV

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

I watched some of the democratic convention on CSPAN's live feed last night, and I was appalled by the "ordinary folk" bits they rolled out.

At least twice, people took the podium to talk about how they met Barack Obama and what a great guy he is. It was difficult to watch. The people were terrible public speakers and appeared more like cardboard cutouts than living, breathing people.

It might have appeared to be good politics, but it was really bad TV. It made me want to turn it off.
posted by Not Prince Hamlet, 12:18 PM

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