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Objective Journalism Rises From the Grave?

July 10th, 2009 by MarkTwain · No Comments

The public relations nightmare the Nixon Administration created yesterday by threatening to withhold money from the Tour of Missouri bike race continues today. You know it’s getting bad when usually reliable KY3 political “reporter” Dave Cantanese starts throwing criticism around!

“But that seems like an odd answer for someone who carved out most of his initial campaign on a controversial decision (in the past) made by Gov. Matt Blunt (Medicaid cuts). Nixon’s rationale for not rendering a public judgement on funding for the Tour is perplexing. He could’ve said he thought it was a bad decision to pour state money into event in place of other priorities. He could’ve said he supported the Tour concept but that in difficult economic times, sacrifices are necessary. But the first take of Nixon’s answer seems to indicate he’s got questions about using taxpayer money for the annual bike race.” Read more…

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