Election Day

Fraud On Television

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN RON Brown was beaming as he bounced into the CNN Washington bureau (where I work part time). And rightly so. It was midafternoon on Election Day, and exit polls showed that Bill Clinton was going to win big. But before going on-air, Brown sobered up. "I'd better not seem too happy," he said. "The polls are still open." Brown soon appeared on TV screens around the world expressing cautious optimism to an interviewer who knew as well as Brown did that the result was a foregone conclusion.

Bush deputy campaign director Mary Matalin was interviewed on CNN...

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