Frank Rich on Maddow: Even Petraeus Scandal Won’t Draw Attention to the War

On Tuesday New York’s Frank Rich told Rachel Maddow that it seems the war in Afghanistan is still “really off the public radar screen,” though a real-life military soap opera has managed to capture America’s attention. “To turn it into the Real Housewives of Tampa may be the way to sell it or get people interested,” says Rich. “Though I suspect the moment this is resolved one way or another, people will go back to ignoring the war.”

Rich: Petraeus Scandal Won’t Draw Focus to War