Campaigns, Down & Dirty?­­­­

By Harry M. Covert

The fact is well known, all politics is local. ­­­­­The good things of public service should rise bottom to top, and not the reverse. It’s not good when outside and national consultants like to infringe. They do and the landscape changes.

Tactics used by so-called campaign experts on how to win elections are not always good and proper. Political advisers are a special breed. They have nothing to lose while the candidate always bears the brunt of nasty work and any untoward comments and quotes.

Of course, reporters of all sorts love them, including “moi.”

Oh yes, Certainly, campaigns for city and county offices are heavily partisan.… Read More