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By Amanda Marcotte
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 1:37 EDT
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We were worried that wingnuts were going to challenge the legitimacy of Obama’s presidency. That he won in a blowout (at least by modern standards) dampened that concern a bit. But don’t get too relaxed, folks.

Some newspaper readers in Sapulpa are upset by what wasn’t in the paper.

The Sapulpa Daily Herald did not report that Barack Obama won the Presidential election in its Wednesday edition.

Best part?

One paragraph on the front page did report the majority of Creek County voted for McCain.

It’s a small paper, and it would be understandable if they just avoided national politics. But clearly they don’t. Can’t bring themselves to publish Obama’s name, perhaps?

Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte is a freelance journalist born and bred in Texas, but now living in the writer reserve of Brooklyn. She focuses on feminism, national politics, and pop culture, with the order shifting depending on her mood and the state of the nation.
 
 
 
 
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