King of the Will « The Washington Independent
Washingtonian names the 50 best journalists in D.C., with some singled out as “best at explaining what the news means.”
**George Will, ** Washington Post. An expert on games from baseball to politics, Will is one of the best-read people in a smart city.
George Will’s column today:
The incessant hectoring by the media-political complex’s “consciousness-raising” campaign has provoked a comic riposte in the form of “The Goode Family,” an animated ABC entertainment program at 9 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesdays. Cartoons seem, alas, to be the most effective means of seizing a mass audience’s attention.
By the transitive property, Mike Judge’s cartoon is better at explaining the news than any journalist in Washington.