Rick McKee Editorial Cartoon

Editorial cartoon for Sunday, June 6, 2010
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johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 06/06/10 - 04:53 am
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This is a messy primary race,

This is a messy primary race, but I wonder who's funding the "bloggers" with their false accusations?

flipa
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flipa 06/06/10 - 06:21 am
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Blogging has become a

Blogging has become a profession, not a hobby. Even i have made money blogging. Of course i was the good guy...-smile-

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 06/06/10 - 07:03 am
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flipa, did you ever libel

flipa, did you ever libel someone in an attempt to influence an election? These men are risking a law suit.

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Dixieman 06/06/10 - 09:18 pm
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johnston.cliff -- For better

johnston.cliff -- For better or for worse, when you are a "public figure" such as a political candidate, the burden of proof in a libel case is almost impossible to meet thanks to the US Supreme Court which is why you almost never see a suit over insults traded in campaigns.

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johnston.cliff 06/07/10 - 05:14 am
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I understand that, Dixieman,

I understand that, Dixieman, and the risk of suit isn't as great under these circumstances.

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