Saturday, October 02, 2010

Carl Paladino Gets National Exposure, courtesy Fred Dicker

So, everybody and I do mean ev-er-y-body is talking about Carl Paladino these days after that "DustUp" (definition) the tea-party candidate had with New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker.

Forget that the video went viral in its first 24 hours. There's a longer tail involved here...

With national and local radio talk shows (and even TeeVee) chatting incessantly about the "DustUp," I wonder why no one brings up the following possibility ::: what if a politician and a reporter had struck a "behind the scenes deal," carefully crafted, in order to give the politician mass national exposure, the likes of which money couldn't buy?

I only bring this up because the reporter has a past history of similar incidents [WRGB video]. And what better way to throw off all suspicion than the politican to publicly accuse the reporter of being the politician's opponent's lap dog?

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