Weekend Watchdog Wrap-Up

Bill Scher

Disturbing job losses. Contentious fight over whether telecom companies can break the law and violate consumer privacy without accountability. Critical legislation that could put us on the path to a clean energy future.

None of these issues raised by the Watchdog caught the attention of the Sunday shows yesterday. Nothing of import that would be useful to voters trying to make an informed decision. Instead, we had hour after hour of: what should we do about Florida and Michigan?

Not an altogether unimportant issue — how our democracy should function — but not a matter that is going help Democratic primary voters choose between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

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