Ann Althouse has an appropriately cynical and clever insight into the Clinton-Ryan conversation that was picked up by cameras earlier this week. Accidentally. Without their knowledge. Completely by surprise. Caught off guard.
These things never happen by accident. Something is always being communicated. In this instance, the interaction isn’t deliberately staged, but both men know they’re being followed. It isn’t like Obama staging a hot mic to pick up his forceful, angry sentiments toward Kanye or Republicans, so he can convey to America that he has a tough, manly, alpha side. [ALTHOUSE].