Archive for October 28th, 2005

28th October

First Published in The New York Sun, October 28, 2005

By Andrw Wolf

Passing through Attleboro, Mass., last weekend, I encountered a bit of New Englandstyle campaign strategy. At the town’s busiest intersection, supporters of various candidates seeking local public office stood on each corner holding signs advertising their favorite. Basic. Civil, and charmingly American. It could have made a Norman Rockwell painting.

Now if the Democratic candidate for mayor of Attleboro were to somehow convince William J. Clinton, the former president of the United States, to come make a campaign stop on his (or her) behalf, I suspect that it would be at this very busy intersection. (more…)