Thursday, October 18, 2012
Still the One (for Dems?)
My pieces in 2006 helped draw attention to his race in the primary and he had already lined up fundraisers with old pals Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Earle and Pete Seeger. He won the primary in an upset, then beat the GOP incumbent. Unfortunately, he was defeated in the Tea Party surge of 2010. Now that seat is up for grabs again, with Hall not running, and NYT has just posted an overview. The Dem candidate is a rare openly gay challenger.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch