10 Oct '11, 9pm

Solyndra and the self-referential Beltway media cycle via @grist

Solyndra and the self-referential Beltway media cycle via @grist

The blathering goes on and on ... Photo: Steve Rhodes One sign of Republicans' success in hyping the Solyndra scandal is that they've got everybody calling it a scandal . Despite the turgid atmospherics, though, there still hasn't been any official wrongdoing established, or even charged. It's like an optical illusion of a scandal, a trick of the media light. Or, to mix metaphors, a hard candy shell with no nut inside. But the political press loves candy. They have been immeasurably helpful to Republicans in creating the impression of a scandal because they really, really want there to be one. The Obama administration has been pretty boring to cover, what with all the policy this, policy that. Energy reporters in particular rarely get to write the kind of stories that get Drudge Report traffic. They're thrilled about Solyndra and they're sure as hell going to squeeze every...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/politics/2011-10-10-solyndra-and-the...

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