“Ride this popular charisma!”: Luke Russert & co.’s bizarre coverage of Joni Ernst
They’ve sent Luke Russert into the field. Yes, you read that right. Rather than just exploiting his very special gift for repeating the conventional wisdom he hears in the halls of the Capitol building, he’s now reporting out in the real world. A couple of weeks ago they seasoned him by having him do a stand-up in front of an airport terminal to report on Ebola. And then they told him to pack up his “sage of Capitol Hill” act and head out to Iowa.