When Anchors Can’t Report What Puppets Can

By Chris Ariens 

So, here’s how this probably went down.

Anchor: You know what we need to explain this story to viewers?

Producer: What?

Anchor: Puppets.

Producer: Puppets?

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…