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Re: Local Political Coverage

Don Kelley writes:
> The reason for little or no coverage of local politics us that,
unfortunately, few people care.  For supporting evidence, look at the
anemic turnout for local elections.

Chicken or the egg?  Just like effective advertising and/or media
activity influences people to believe George Foreman that a slanted
grill surface will add years to your life, it was the likes of Jerry
Williams that got the New Braintree prison nixed and the seat belt law
repealed.   As I posted to the list a couple of weeks ago, could the
dearth of local or political coverage actually be a cause as well as
an effect?

Bill O'Neill