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Eye On Olympia

Local blogger re: political pitches: Enough.

Also with the rainy-Monday-morning-coffee: a rant from Stevenl at Olympia's Olyblog community blog.

In comments that I suspect a lot of people can empathize with -- and more so as Nov. 4 nears -- Stevenl bemoans the flood of glossy political postcards, radio and TV ads, smiling knocks on the door, Robocalls and e-mails.

"This isn't educational," he writes. "It isn't informative. It's advertising a product, and after awhile it becomes nagging and/or harassment."

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