Caroline Kennedy and the power of reporters.

Today’s New York Times article about Caroline Kennedy shows the power of journalists, all the nay-sayers be damned. Go to http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/28/nyregion/28kennedy.html?_r=1&hp

She obviously pissed off these reporters by her “go work for a women’s magazine comment” among, I would guess other comments and perhaps her attitude. In the box where they give quotes directly from her they make no effort to clean up her speech. I had noticed listening to her on the radio that she has a verbal tic with “you know”–as in every other phrase is “you know.” If she had wooed those reporters they would have cleaned that up.… Read more