Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Racing and Politics

It's not often that the two primary themes (or subjects, I suppose) of this forum collide, but there was a sort of intersection on Sunday. Sunday was, among other things, the 83rd (or so) running of the Indianapolis 500. As always, it attracted a fair share of celebrity spectators, including, this year, former Presidents Bush and Clinton. Somehow the So-Called Liberal Media (SCLM) -- represented here by ABC Sports -- found time to interview Bush but not Clinton, who (unlike Paula Abdul, Anthony Edwards, and numerous others) didn't even get mentioned.

I'll grant you that it's a small point, but these small things continue to pile up and leave me wondering how anyone can claim with a straight face that there is a liberal bias in the media.