Candidate as talk show co-host?
Sat Jul 15 16:09:50 EDT 2006
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From: "Daniel Billings" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> The liberal half of WGAN's morning show was on vacation this week. Ethan
> Strimling, a State Senator from Portland and a candidate for re-election
> this fall, filled in as the co-host. He has filed in regularly on the
> over the last couple of years. It seems weird to me that the station
> have a candidate for office as a show host on a political talk show just a
> few months before the election. Thoughts?
Ethan is a good fill-in. His political status as a candidate did not enter
into any decision. If you noticed, he did not tout his political future.
For the most part it was Mike who referred to him as a state senator,
Strimling didn't mention it, except when asked.
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