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Apr 1 1992

On the Campaign Trail

Public logic vs. press logic

The relatively low national stature of the “major” Democratic candidates might logically have led people to pay attention to alternative candidates. But when I spoke to journalists, many immediately adopted the perspective of their sources in the Democratic Party Leadership, which they told me was more concerned than ever about not giving the impression of putting forward “a field of unknowns.” Thus, the journalists seemed even more concerned about giving “undue” coverage to “fringe” candidates. (While journalists seemed very sensitive to the possibility that giving Larry Agran coverage might unduly boost his campaign, they were hesitant to admit that not […]