In the early morning papers, The New York Times does a piece on how the rising gasoline prices are becoming the centerpiece of several Democratic campaigns. Guess which one locally?
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Apparently it’s “we don’t have one, according to Liz Sidoti of the Associated Press.
I get the whole part about playing to the base and all that. I call it the “Don Cherry method” in honor of my favorite hockey coach who got the Boston Bruins to play well by whipping them up into “the world’s against us” frenzy. It works.
It looks like maybe next week — or the week after — we’ll have the first of several Select A Candidates ready for public consumption (and criticism). I’ve contacted all the campaigns for their positions and a few have answered; most have not. That reminds to write something sometime on what an utter waste of time submitting anything via a candidate’s Web site can be (with some exceptions).
I’m catching up on stuff because I had to leave work yesterday with yet another attack of Meniere’s, so….
I don’t really understand the technical stuff he’s talking about here but Norwegianality has a blurb on how the Amy Klobuchar Web site focuses on certain “buzzwords.”
Last night the Senate killed the omnibus tax bill, because of concern that it included property tax increases for businesses. So the DFL caucused today, and Dallas Sams moved for reconsideration, at which time Sen. Keith Langseth introduced an amendment — approved — that struck the property tax.
It’s not Rathergate by a longshot but the blog MNPublius showed why the world of blogging provides a watchdog that is pretty keen of eye.
Will Bunch, of the Philadelphia Daily News, has one of the best MSM blogs in the country, which seems to prove that a non-reporter really can have something to say on a blog, and the average person really is smart enough to handle it.