Captain Candidate

Friday, March 03, 2006


Mid-term elections are starting to heat up and the press is in hot pursuit of themes around which they can organize their coverage - for example, "Democrats in disarray" or "Republicans mired in scandal." But those seem a little tired. So the media have been quick to pounce on a fresh narrative being offered - an expanding field of veterans, running for Congress as Democrats. Brooke talks with political onlookers on both sides of the spectrum about this "Band of Brothers."

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