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The Union is accused of photo bias after debate

The Union’s Friday, Oct. 1, cover photo selection reveals crude bias in depicting the presidential candidates.

The photo utterly reverse the candidates’ caliber and competence: it makes one look cool, calm, determined, and, with only one hand in the air, decisive, while making the other candidate look, with two hands in the air, unsure. The only thing worse than such a silly journalistic prank is just how opposite the truth really is. (Be for Bush all you want, that’s your right, but do not enter the twilight zone by suggesting that he is anything but mediocre as a statesman).

We all saw the debate and we all know the caliber of the presidential candidates ” The Union’s deceit by photo selection is a disservice to the solemn process of selecting our president.

Edward Batista

Nevada City

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