Are we too sensitive to "gaffes"?

Irin Carmon on how verbal slip-ups often provide a glimpse at politicians' real opinions

By Irin Carmon

Published April 13, 2013 12:30PM (EDT)

In this video produced by 92nd St Y, Irin Carmon explains why so-called "gaffes" often deserve the scrutiny they receive from the media.


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Irin Carmon is a staff writer for Salon. Follow her on Twitter at @irincarmon or email her at icarmon@salon.com.

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