Per PEJ: “For the week of Sept. 1-7, Palin was a significant or dominant factor in 60% of the campaign stories.” Occupying 9.7 percent of the overall campaign news hole? “Palin Family Scandals.” Occupying 6.2 percent of the overall campaign news hole? “Palin’s Public Record.”
Closer, somehow, than it seemed (was made to seem?)
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.