From Mark Mark Halperin? HBO wonders why it's in the toilet? Decisions like this are why. I'm sure this will be just as factual as the "9/11 is Clinton's fault" trash that ABC aired.
HBO Films has optioned Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, an in-the-works Harper Collins book by political writers Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.In other words, this will be a tabloid, National Enquirer-esque piece of garbage thrown together by the very morons whose worlds are ruled by Matt Drudge.
They decided to do a book that focused more on the characters than the pollsters and campaign teams. Heilemann knew Barack Obama from their Harvard days, Halperin had become acquainted with Sarah Palin, and they both knew Joe Biden, McCain and the Clintons.
"Focusing on those characters went to the essence of why this was the campaign of a lifetime, not just for the candidates, but for the country," Halperin said.
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