On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” CBS News host John Dickerson urged viewers to care more about Democrats’ January 6 production than they do inflation:
JOHN DICKERSON (voice-over): President Eisenhower warned that, in managing national affairs, you can’t let urgent matters eclipse important ones.
The nation’s leaders faced a test of that theory this week. In the urgent category is inflation, up 8.6 percent compared to May a year ago, a 40-year high. In the important category, the House hearing about the attempted overthrow of the 2020 election.
Eisenhower’s advice was aimed at a truth. If you only attend to the urgent, important problems will become urgent soon enough, and you won’t be prepared.
Dickerson is a thoughtful broadcaster. His words are certainly more reasonable than what