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Reading The Pictures: The Obama Connection

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-29-shaw_obama_acceptance.jpg The difference between Obama and Clinton (either one) is that the Clintons are like LBJ, and Obama is like JFK, or RFK, or even Reagan. His overriding strength is that he communicates directly to the individual.

Reading The Pictures: That Old Bill Clinton

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-08-28-clinton_shaw_chin.jpg In this frame, we see a side of Clinton that has been painfully absent (and almost forgotten) since Lewinsky -- that gregariousness and playfulness.

Reading The Pictures: On Verge Of Nomination Speech, Obama The Menace

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-27-shaw_time_obama.jpgI'm concerned as to how the traditional media will frame Barack Obama. If the cover of TIME's convention preview is any indication, we're in trouble.

Reading The Pictures: Our Man On The Floor: The Michelle (And Biden) Buzz

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-26-bidenmic.jpg The message we get from "Our Man On The Floor," is that there is a wonderful buzz building around both Michelle Obama and Joe Biden.