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  •  I agree with everything you say here, in fact (6+ / 0-)

    I was only pointing out that we don't usually cover school board races at Daily Kos Elections, not that they're not important. To the contrary, this was a great example of why they are. I'd just probably go to an early grave if I tried to follow these all over the country!

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    by David Nir on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 08:35:31 AM PDT

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    •  Sure (7+ / 0-)

      I get that!

      Only if the Right is walking out a coordinated plan to capture school boards all over the country, maybe someone whould be covering them. I appreciate that you're one person and there are hundreds (thousands?) of school board races. And I'm not, unfortunately, able to volunteer to follow them all either. I don't know the answer.

      •  It's the kind of thing (1+ / 0-)
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        You need a left-wing version of Art Pope for, frankly.

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        by David Nir on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 01:58:57 PM PDT

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        •  Someone clever could probably manage it, (1+ / 0-)
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          maybe two people splitting the job, for the cost of about one modest full-time working wage plus expenses.

          And heaven knows there are a lot of smart unemployed people who would be delighted to get the task.

          I just don't know who would or could pay for it -- or if anyone with the money has thought of it.

          There might also be some enthusiast(s) willing to start it for free, only I don't happen to know that type of person,  not having  too many personal friends who are into politics.  

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