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How come Dalton doesn’t have an N&O icon?
Posted By Rob Schofield On August 16, 2012 @ 10:10 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
Maybe someone else has already raised this — if so I apologize for missing it — but how come Walter Dalton doesn’t seem to rate an N&O icon?
In the online version of the “Under the Dome ” section of Raleigh’s News & Observer newspaper , numerous politicians have their own little cartoon likenesses. Bev Perdue , Richard Burr , Kay Hagan , Barack Obama and Mitt Romney (complete with silver sideburns) have little caricature icons. Even Senate leader Phil Berger has one. Pat McCrory’s mug has appeared scores of times to accompany stories about him.
But for some reason, Lt. Governor Dalton doesn’t seem to have one. Maybe I missed it, but a search of dozens of posts mentioning Dalton failed to turn it up.
Anyway, it’s obviously not huge deal, but it does raise at least a small question about the N&O and the balance of its political coverage. Every time a reader goes to Under the Dome these days, he or she has a good chance of seeing Pat McCrory smiling back in what is at least a semi-flattering mug shot. But not so for his opponent, Walter Dalton– a man who’s been a fairly significant political figure for several years.
What gives, N&O?
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URLs in this post:
 the online version of the “Under the Dome ” section of Raleigh’s News & Observer newspaper: http://projects.newsobserver.com/dome
 Bev Perdue: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/bev_perdues_role_at_the_convention
 Richard Burr: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/mccrory_to_skip_gop_convention_in_tampa
 Kay Hagan: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/hagan_leads_senate_push_for_renewable_fuel_standards_waiver
 Barack Obama : http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/obama_campaign_to_release_dnc_ticket_details_soon
 Mitt Romney : http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/mitt_romney_returns_to_nc_with_his_hand_out
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