Pubdate: Thu, 26 Aug 1999
Date: 08/26/1999
Source: Charlotte Observer (NC)
Author: Dick Brolin

Youthful indiscretions dot everyone's life; do they really make
headline material? This preoccupation with the inconsequential diverts
public discussion from the important issues constantly sidestepped by
elected officials. Focus on that which is important when interviewing
candidates. Press hard on the issues that truly affect our lives.