So, here’s how this probably went down.
Anchor: You know what we need to explain this story to viewers?
Anchor: Yeah. Here’s the thing: Puppets can help tell a complex story like banking deregulation and how lobbyists write laws, better than a talking head can any day.
Producer: Where do we get these storytelling puppets?
Anchor: I don’t know, that’s why you’re the producer. Now make it happen.
And it did. After the jump…