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Trib: Sen. Nuxoll Earns Final Jeer

Huckleberries hates to beat a dead horse (really, really we do, Sho-Con) but Marty Trillhaase/Lewiston Tribune takes a whack at the Sheryl Nuxoll ball sitting on the editorial T, in his weekly Cheers & Jeers column. The issue, of course, was her support of the loopy idea promoted by Tea Party founder Judson Phillips that President Barack Obama could be denied a second term by some Electoral College hocus-pocus:

Wednesday, Nuxoll walked away from her statement. But not because she was wrong about the Constitution. Not because she had demonstrated an appalling degree of contempt for popular elections and majority rule. No, she was merely tired of the national ridicule she had attracted. “Some have rejected the idea, so let's drop it and continue on. To vilify me because you don't like the idea is unnecessary,” she wrote. (Facebook photo of Sheryl Nuxoll)

Question: Shouldn't there be some sounding board for goofy ideas, rather right-wing or left, to shoot down cuh-razy ideas before they're circulated to the general public?


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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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