In Tuesday\ufffds Republican presidential debate, Mitt Romney completely misrepresented how we ended up in Iraq. Later, Mike Huckabee mistakenly claimed that it was Ronald Reagan\ufffds birthday.

Guess which remark The Washington Post identified as the \ufffdgaffe of the night\ufffd?

Folks, this is serious. If early campaign reporting is any guide, the bad media habits that helped install the worst president ever in the White House haven\ufffdt changed a bit.

Excellent article about how poor news coverage favors style over substance. Not exactly a novel point but something every body should remember going into campaign season.