The folks who gave you Kennedy vs. the Machine and Residual Forces have started Bachmann vs. Wetterling.
Archives for May 13, 2006
Courtesy of Laura McCallum, here’s a few shots from the 6th District convention.
Especially after Fishgate, I remain fascinated by the roll of blogs in the political universe — utterly fascinated by them. I also remain glued to the debate inside newsrooms and also — obviously — inside political campaigns when mainstream media creates blogs, part of the purpose of which is to scatter the dialog underway in the (I’m growing to hate this word) blogosphere. People have a voice with blogs and sometimes they’re right, and sometimes they’re wrong. But the process of being right and being wrong happens in real time.
Always Right, Usually Correct plays an interesting game of “what if?” w.r.t. the question of public employees campaigning while being paid by the public.
Perhaps we need to think about this more. What are the various permutations of this concept? What if we just separated it from the campaign season and paid them by the hour anyway? You know, punch-in, punch out?