Transcripts are Having a Moment

Transcripts are hot right now. I’m talking, of course, about the House Intelligence Committee’s new transcripts* of conversations with Glenn Simpson, co-founder of the firm that put together the infamous “Steele Dossier,” the file that contains references to the even more infamous “pee pee tape;” and I’m also referring to the old, but just released, InTouch magazine transcript of porn star and director Stormy Daniels dishing about her alleged affair with Donald Trump.

It’s somewhat refreshing, in this video-saturated era, to see old school transcripts – line-by-line texts of an actual conversation – are getting some love, even if it is covered in urine – allegedly

*Distinct from those old news transcripts Sen. Diane Feinstein released last week.