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No Robo-Calls For Candidate Cramer

One of the political professionals that I spoke to encouraged me to use recorded phone calls to likely voters—and at about $0.10 to $0.11 per call, it was cheap enough that I could have had the robots call every likely voter in the district for less than $1000. But I decided not to do this, because I find these robocalls so annoying. If they annoy me, they probably annoy others/Clayton Cramer.

Idaho Blog roundup:
*Idaho legend J.R. Simplot dies at 99/Bubblehead
*Remembering a giant/Fort Boise
*Crossing over/IdaBlue
*On a personal note/MountainGoat Report
*Paul’s success in Idaho could show depth of McCain support in West/Rocky Barker

Question: What do you think of robo-calls from political candidates?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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