The Latest Column: Reality Bites D.C.

What struck me about the White House “gate crashers,” Michaele and Tareq Salahi, was not just their ability to pierce security checkpoints but also a report that Tareq had been spotted around town in a stretch Hummer.

Reality show culture, with all of its ostentatious trappings, has gained a foothold in the nation’s capital (see below), and it’s probably there to stay.

That's my latest column in Politico, which you can read here.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 1

Leave a Reply

1 Comment

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Anomymous says:

    There truly is no way that the Salahis were not already cast on ‘Real Housewives’; Bravo should just fess up to that. The material was probably so incredibly boring that they knew it would take a major breach of national security to help ensure ratings.

More Biz News from Variety

Loading