Why The Conventions Matter

Andrew Sullivan —  Aug 23 2012 @ 8:13pm

Bernstein wants the networks to reconsider their decision:

[T]here’s no way that you can gather that many activists, political professionals and politicians in one place and not have a whole lot of fascinating stories to tell, many of which will help the American people understand what each of our major political parties are about in 2012. Isn’t that news? There’s also the platform, the ticket, the other candidates the parties want people to know about (and all those candidates they don’t want people to know about), the donors, the party-aligned groups and what they want … aren’t all of those things news?