The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle in Cheyenne featured the headline “Which is scarier?” on its front page a few days before the presidential election, followed by a subhead that echoed some of the nastier campaign literature making the rounds of the region: It asked readers to choose between “a black president or a bleak ....cont.
- This article by Betsy Marston originally appeared in the Dec 09, 2008 issue of High Country News.
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