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NYT polls the gas tax issue. How remarkable. It's almost as if the press' unusual decision to make some effort to cover the issue in a substantive way led to a better-informed electorate. Weird, wild stuff.

It's strange to me how media types can simultaneously keep in their heads the idea that voters are very concerned about things like high gas prices and the rising costs of health care, but wouldn't be interested in political news that focused on which candidates have good ideas for addressing those problems. Oh well, hopefully we can get back to all freakshow all the time soon.

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