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Wild Card/Thursday — 5.16.13

In the last week or so, I've seen 2 or 3 uber-cons quote that William F. Buckley statement: “I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.” I'd like to use that statement for this premise (w/the exclusion of hospital board candidate Jim Pierce): I'd rather entrust nonpartisan local government to random picking of names from a phone book than to endorsees of either the Reagan Republicans or United Conservatives of North Idaho. With that happy thought, I'll post today's Wild Card …


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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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