Roberto’s Anger

The subject of how the press covers politics is a large one, but the most striking thing to emerge from today’s post-mortem was the Ferrer campaign’s — and particularly Roberto’s — anger at the press.

His prop was a New York Times Magazine from October with two photographs: Mike in a suit and Freddy in Puerto Rican parade garb, looking pretty un-Mayoral.

Roberto didn’t call anyone racist, but argued that bias underlay the press coverage.

“You dehumanize, you bring that man down, and you make him into a caricature,” he said to a room full of reporters Roberto’s Anger