IR Issues Baucus/Abramhoff Correction


Today’s editorial offered this correction:

Note: An editorial Tuesday said Sen. Max Baucus and the state Democratic Party received money from Jack Abramoff. In fact, neither ever received any money directly from the indicted lobbyist.

It’s good to see the correction, half-hearted as it is. Perhaps the IR can go back now and revisit the issue in some depth. It’s time for the papers in our state to look into the allegations against Burns and Rehberg, and the broader issue of ‘financial support’ for our Congressional delegation.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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