Myth-busting Scranton bucks the election spin

Roberts, Tom
November 2008
National Catholic Reporter;11/28/2008, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p1
The article outlines the election spin in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The town is sought out as a backdrop for a steady stream of candidates devoted to prove their hardworking, blue-collar, middle-class bonafides. It notes that it emerged from all the election spin with its own story intact. This reflects that the Catholic hierarchy had no more vociferous advocate for defeating Barack Obama than Bishop Joseph F. Martino.


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