Since directing Al Gore's presidential campaign, Donna Brazile has devoted countless Sunday mornings to the sort of televised, weekly, roundtable chatter that Washington loves. She is, in other words, a pundit.
I probably shouldn't say this; it's the definition of biting the hand that feeds me...It's time to abolish punditry.
Brazile, a Democratic strategist in her non-pundit hours, argues that such a drastic move is necessary to bring civility back into politics. More importantly, it would restore a platform and voice to those who deserve it--the experts:
Sensible enough advice. But as a pundit, she should know that nothing gets through without repetition, and so her vow to make the case "just once" means it's almost certainly doomed to be forgotten.
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