Reality is a Cruel Mistress

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Jan. 19 2011 4:16 PM

Reality is a Cruel Mistress

The Fox News take on what's about to happen:

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Early in the morning, I noticed how the three cable news nets covered the presser pictured here, where Republicans laid out the plans for the repeal vote. CNN ignored it completely. MSNBC covered Boehner's remarks and the start of Cantor's remarks. Fox News covered their remarks and the start of Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy's, then cut away.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.