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Dayton Daily News endorses the end of Dayton

Why bother? Why not just say, we don’t think either of the candidates is the right one for Mayor? Why not admit, that you’re in on the plan to push for a strong mayor form of government as soon as this election is over, instead of just hinting at it? Why bother dragging people through Read More

Dayton Daily News endorses business as usual: Whaley and Williams

As usual, the Dayton Daily News, in an endorsement not available yet online, I posted it here. endorses the same old thing. They focused on my “strange idea” of making regional assets a regional asset- as one of the tools to get regionalism going. I guess they don’t understand that to gain power, you have Read More

Media bias in choice of photos of Republican Presidential primary coverage

Media bias in choice of pictures: Dayton Daily quietly endorses Romney & Santorum

Front page of the Dayton Daily News, centered, above the fold. Photos of the four Republican candidates involved in the Feb. 22, 2012, debate in Mesa, Arizona. If we ignore the headline that places  Romney and Santorum as the only two possible contenders, and just examine the picture spread, we have 2 candidates looking thoughtful, Read More

DDN editorial board finally endorses blogging

In my last two appearances before the Dayton Daily News Editorial Board, I attempted to make a case for this site being an important part of representing the people- of having an open discussion with constituents about the issues facing their representative. I was written off as “a blogger” – as if it was a Read More

Am I Dayton’s non-gay version of Harvey Milk?

Jeffrey at Daytonology made a nice comparison of me to Harvey Milk. I’m glad someone sees the similarities. Like Harvey Milk David Esrati has run multiple times for office. In the case of Harvey Milk, though, the election law was changed in San Francisco to bring back ward elections, meaning Harvey Milk finally won an Read More

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