“Full-Up Response In Two Theaters”

By Brian 

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Television networks are now forced to juggle two big stories: Katrina’s aftermath and the “battle for the bench,” as FNC calls it. “The Pentagon has a term for it: full-up response in two theaters,” CNN’s Miles O’Brien tells the Baltimore Sun.

O’Brien continues: “I was thinking that Katrina is such a big story, what could possibly get us to move away from it? I mean, this is apocalyptic stuff we’re seeing, how can you stop telling that story? Then the answer presented itself: the future of the Supreme Court.”