This GIF Perfectly Illustrates Dumb Election Coverage

04/15/2015 04:44 pm ET | Updated May 24, 2015
Gabriel Arana/The Huffington Post

The video of reporters chasing Hillary's Clinton's van -- dubbed the "Scooby van" -- is a perfect representation of election coverage: gobs of reporters all running to write the same meaningless minutiae as quickly as possible. The coverage and commentary of Clinton ordering food at a Chipotle, to which news networks have probably dedicated more time than climate change in the last month, is just the latest example of the trivialities that dominate campaign coverage.

This election season, HuffPost Media will keep track of all the campaign non-stories with its own Hillary Scooby van meme. Here's the first:

Gabriel Arana is senior media editor at The Huffington Post.

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