Letters to the Editor

Horse race politics

That’s right, we’ve seen all this before: the Democrat campaigns left and governs center-right. The Republican challenger campaigns right (“I’m a severe conservative”) and debates center-left. If you watched the second debate, you got to see Romney handing out contraceptives and Pell grants like so much popcorn and beer at a Giants game. The media eats this all up and spits it back out as a “horse race, too close to call.” (Climate change versus no climate change? Also a horse race — too close to call.) Like my grandfather (or was it my conscience?) used to say: “If you think the media is liberal, it’s working.”