• Posts Tagged ‘Citizens United’

    I Got the Swing State Blues

    by  • July 26, 2012 • Commentary • 0 Comments

    Oh, the joys of living in a swing state. I have pretty much given up watching television because every other commercial is a presidential campaign attack ad. And there’s still four months to go. I knew North Carolina was “in play,” as the politicos like to say — we went for Obama by a...

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    Going positive

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Commentary • 1 Comment

    How many people have to die to suspend a presidential campaign for a day? Seriously – had, say, only eight persons died in the Aurora shooting, would the candidates have shut down their campaigns? What about five? I ask similar questions of my Basic Reporting students: Suppose Al Qaeda had quietly murdered 3,000 people...

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