“It’s nauseating to the American public,” Booker said on the Meet the Press on Sunday, regarding Obama’s negative campaign strategies. “Enough is enough. Stop attacking private equity.”
Whoops, I forgot I’m a Democrat and have a base that hates Mitt Romney. Backpedddle backpeddle!
@ggreenwald: That Cory Booker recantation completely has the feel of a hostage video.
Ezra Klein tempers:
I went back to the transcript. No one on the panel mentions Booker’s comments. But they quickly became a firestorm. It’s a reminder how different speeches and interviews and comments can look when viewed in context, as opposed to after they’ve been ripped from wherever they originated, spun into a separate narrative, and made into their own story.