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A Newspaper Shouldn't Be a Cheerleader for a Politician

"Good for Mike Coffman." That's the first line of an August Denver Post editorial, and, as it turns out, an excellent summation of the The Post editorial page's singular stance toward Coffman over many years. I just finished reviewing five years of Post editorials mentioning Coffman, and, of the 43 editorials citing the Aurora Republican Congressman during that period, including two endorsements, he's been criticized only four times, while being praised in 34 editorials.
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