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Tue., July 29, 2014, 5:08 p.m.

007: Popkey’s Now A Flack

James Bond (RE: Fort Boise: Idaho's loss, Raul's gain): There is no question that Popkey was largely considered to be a prototypical liberal journalist by the establishment Republican crowd in Idaho. This turns that on its head. He may well be liberal in his personal views, but he just took a position with a right-wing, Tea Party guy! I bet there's plenty of grumbling going on in the offices of the other congressionals today. In a way, with Popkey's history of taking on the establishment and Labrador's anti-establishment pedigree, this is a poetic, predictable ending to a three-decade career in journalism. You're a flack now, Dan! FLACK!

Question: Has Popkey sold out?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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