Crowley Enjoys Political “People-Watching”

By Brian 

As “senior political correspondent,” what does CNN’s Candy Crowley do?

What’s her niche? I asked her for a recent interview, and she said:

“Politics sounds so boring, and I think people roll their eyes when you say ‘I cover politics.’ So what do I cover?”

Then she paused for a moment.

“It’s great people-watching,” she said. “And that’s the only way I can really describe it. Sometimes I’ll take the 20,000-foot view. Or look at how the ’08 people are reacting to the State of the Union. Or what’s at stake in a certain bill. I’m always looking at things with an eye to the next election.”

Here’s the full interview…