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Are the American news media overplaying the infanticipation in Britain’s House of Windsor?
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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July 22, 2013 11:10 a.m.



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With a nod to the late Chicago cafe columnist Irv Kupcinet for my use of “infanticipation” as a term for excitement over a forthcoming birth, I have to raise a question about the Yankee media’s excessive coverage of the imminent arrival of a new member of the British royal family.

The morning shows on the TV networks are all atwitter, for example, at NEWS that Princess Kate (above) is now in labor.

Is this really the most important news of the day?

UPDATE: It says HERE that the Web site of the Guardian, a British newspaper, has a button ...

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