Herding The Aisle Hogs

by Zoe Pollock

Steve Kornacki identifies the worst culprits during the President's entrance into the House chamber. From my years at the PBS NewsHour when it was part of my job to log such shots, the aisle hogs always struck me as transparently comical - what could they possibly be saying to the President that's actually important - and ultimately indicative of the bizarre theater of politics. That said, there's a certain beauty in watching the shameless repeat offenders.