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Mountain View Voice

Opinion - September 12, 2008

Think locally, vote nationally

Last weekend at the Art & Wine Festival, while most people were enjoying themselves, two men were seen to get into a screaming match over presidential politics. The argument nearly came to blows before the men were pulled apart.

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Comments

Posted by mv, a resident of another community
on Sep 12, 2008 at 12:20 am

How much did Obama pay the Voice for this hit piece?


Posted by registered user, Don Frances, a resident of Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 12, 2008 at 10:37 am

The editorial staff of the Voice is actually allowed to express its opinions in an editorial -- and does so for free.


Posted by mv, a resident of another community
on Sep 12, 2008 at 10:41 am

Fine but this editorial relies far too much on speculation not on cited evidence.


Posted by registered user, Don Frances, a resident of Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 12, 2008 at 10:48 am

That's true, let's talk about the particulars and dig up the evidence. Our portion on education was based somewhat on an NY Times article from Wednesday, which stated:

Mr. Obama, the Democratic nominee for president, is campaigning on an ambitious plan that promises $18 billion a year in new federal spending on early childhood classes, teacher recruitment, performance pay and dozens of other initiatives.

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Posted by Ron, a resident of Monta Loma
on Sep 13, 2008 at 4:36 pm

Hitler was a community organizer.

Teddy Rooseveldt was a governor.


Posted by Al Bundy, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:08 pm

And The Voice is about as rock bottom you can get as an editor.