'Political Reporting' Means 'Royal Court Gossip'
No event in recent memory has stimulated the excitment and interest
of Washington political reporters like the release of Mark Halperin and
John Heilemann's new book, Game Change, and that reaction tells you all you need to know about our press corps. By all accounts (including a long, miserable excerpt they released),
the book is filled with the type of petty, catty, gossipy, trashy
sniping that i