Don Lemon got right to it in last night's CNN interview with Mayor Michael Nutter.
"Mayor, do you think the Knockout Game is real?"
"I'm not exactly sure what's real or not."
"If we're not sure that it's real...then why do think there's all the hype about it?"
"We don't have any absolute confirmed cases, but unfortunately people have been assaulted in Philadelphia."
There you have it, folks. CNN dubbed the interview, "Mayor: Not sure what's real or not."
I don't know either.
Will Bunch suggests that this is all about media exposure for the mayor.
Whatever it is, the interview's disappearance down a techno-epistemological rabbit hole is absolutely surreal.
I remain (see last week's "Why is Mayor Nutter hyping possibly-non-existent Knockout Game?") totally confused by a communications strategy that hypes a Knockout Game that no one has confirmed actually exists in Philadelphia.
You guys don't really care who's going to be your next Councilman, right?
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