Boxer v. Fong

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Oct 28 11:06:18 PST 1998

Max "Polyanna" Sawicky writes:
>More directly to the question you raise, it seems
>possible that reporters were homing in on the issues
>that most looked as if they might affect the race.
>They were following their scent of blood in the water.
>In other circumstances, it is possible that attention
>could have just as well been focused on a nerdy tax or
>economic issue.

It's possible. And if truth be told I'm not unhappy that they are following this particular scent of blood in the water (today's lead _San Francisco Chronicle_ headline: "Gays, Right Snub Fong's Unity Tactic).

So I will go think happy thoughts for a while.

Brad DeLong

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