Some perspective indeed

So yeah, the people are smarter than the press. As it turns out, people have a bigger problem with Bush's ties to McCain than Wright's ties to Obama. This is chastening for me. It's a reminder to never conflate the American people with corporate media.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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