Query of the Week

Posted on 27 Mar 2008 at 7:59pm
By Daniel McGlory

Should a political candidate be held responsible for comments by his or her supporters?

"No, of course not. There’ll be thousands of supporters. You can’t be held responsible for everything they say."

Randy Nott
Auditor

"Only if the supporter is on his political staff."

Ira Weinstein
Marketing



"No, a candidate’s opinions are different than what supporters say."

Bill Johnson
Hair designer



"No — they don’t have control over what other people say."

Steve Skornia
IT



"Yes, they are a reflection of the candidate. Public perception will be based on people who speak for him/her."
Patrick Daw
Healthcare



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This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March 28, 2008

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