New Year

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on January 3, 2008


1.  What point is the cartoonist making?
2.  Do you agree with Ramsey's opinion?  Explain your answer.
3.  Consider the following:
John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton announced their bids for the presidency about 1 year before the election (for the 1960, 1980 and 1992 elections respectively). Campaigning for the 2008 presidential race began almost 2 years before the election.  Do you think it is better for the country to have a longer campaigning period?  Explain your answer.

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