Tag Archive: scrutiny

Aug 30 2014

Perry hams it up

Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Well, meet that ham sandwich: Governor Rick Perry. He’s a real ham — only not as smart. A Texas grand jury indicted Perry, charging the Republican with official abuse of power. Specifically, he’s accused of threatening to …

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Jul 21 2012

A new kind of scrutiny on the campaign trail

Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity. By Jason Salzman It used to be that journalists would join major candidates on the campaign trail, following them from coffee shops to parades and beyond as they tried to woo supporters and votes. Reporters would record how a candidate might change his …

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