Barbara Solow: Column was all about the candidates

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Published: 02-29-2024 3:39 PM

Modified: 02-29-2024 4:49 PM

I’d like to know how I can publish a free campaign ad on your opinion page. I am not currently running for office, but seeing the Feb. 23 column “Reelect Fleitman and Stuart to Republican State Committee” — written by the two candidates for that committee  – it appears that space is available.

Being factual is apparently not a requirement. Fleitman and Stuart, after all, were able to state that “the mass media giants clearly worked to tip the presidential election” in 2020 — when the fact is that voters decided that election. Focusing on issues doesn’t appear to be required either. This column was all about the candidates, with a few partisan talking points about “cancel culture” and “illegal immigrants” thrown in.

Will we be seeing free campaign ads from other parties on the opinion page before Super Tuesday?

Barbara Solow


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