Tag Archive: Patty Murray

The Case For Negative Campaigning

Next to having pundits and politicians urging uninformed, uninterested, couch potatoes to get out and vote, nothing during election years ticks me off quite as much as listening to birdbrains groan on about negative campaigning. I have no idea how it got started or who started it, but I suspect it was some political weasel…

A Stinkweed By Any Name

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to get through a single day without being reminded that something in the air or in the water has polluted America to such an extent that we have come to accept insanity as the norm? For instance, the annual furor over Christmas has already begun. While it appears…

Random Thoughts: Election 2010

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When I finally turned off the tv last night, it was 12:30 in the morning here in Washington state and, despite percentage signs and other stats flashing in red and blue inside my brain, I miraculously fell asleep.  Three Senatorial races were still undecided when I finally went to bed, Washington, Colorado and Alaska, and…