Media | Politics

April 25, 2007

How HDTV will Influence the Election

Actors have spent years fretting over the rise of high-definition television. Now it's the politicians' time to worry.

J. Michelangelo Stein

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Neal and I were watching John McCain defend his much-mocked saunter through a Baghdad market on 60 Minutes. The interview left us convinced that McCain will never be president. Not because every candidate running against him could air images of his ridiculously-fortified stroll (CBS), but because in high definition, he looked terrible—and terrifying.

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