From the daily archives: Saturday, August 18, 2012

Josh Mandel is spending a lot of time pretending that he is someone he is not.

The other day, we wrote about Mandel’s humorous sad effort to fake either a Southern or an Appalachian accent.  (Actually, we don’t know exactly what he was doing, but it WAS weird and uncomfortable.)  We acknowledged the long practice of politicians changing accents to fit the crowd – Bill Clinton was the master at this, shifting into his Arkansas twang whenever he visited the south, then sounding like a Yalie when he was up North.

The key point is:  Clinton was actually from […]

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