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Kurtz: Pass the Lobster Bib — But Not the Bill

August 25, 2021

In his seminal book, “The Selling of the President 1968,” author Joe McGinnis famously describes how a Richard Nixon operative named Roger Ailes arranged televised town halls that featured pre-arranged questions from friendly audience members, so Nixon could hit them out of the park. I was vaguely reminded of this at the Maryland Association of Counties summer conference last week, as I sat through a seminar sponsored by the Choose Who You Use Maryland coalition, which seeks to change state law to allow for more competition in the electric power market.

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