Tuesday, September 23, 2008

In the Spirit

In the spirit of whatever is worth doing is worth doing well, Media Matters has a worthwhile petition to sign in advance of the presidential and vice presidential debates. This is an opportunity for voters to learn about the candidates, how and why they differ, and what they'll do if elected, but the reporters presiding over the debates will stick to personality- and horserace-oriented junk unless we demand otherwise, hence the petition. The video provides some background:



In the spirit of whatever works, you get a Wilco/FleetFoxes performance of a Bob Dylan song if you simply pledge to vote in the presidential debate. Pledge here.

1 comment:

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