Throwing the Pick
Friday, July 09, 2004
The metaphor of the week was "last piece in the puzzle." The piece in question was Senator John Edwards of North Carolina, newly anointed contender for vice president. And "the pick" was the news that kept on giving. From Tuesday morning, when Senator Kerry made his choice known, through this Sunday, when the two Johns will appear together on 60 Minutes, the new look of the presumptive Democratic ticket dominated headlines, thanks to a carefully crafted media strategy of photo-friendly events spread over the course of the week. Brooke and Bob recap.