John Barrette

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September 4, 2012
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Cruisin' the Muses: Politics is the greatest spectator sport

Take a bow, Carson City.

As Nevada's capital city, this community lives up to the expectation that folks calling it home are politically engaged and concerned about government-related matters.

This is no political or government column, but the columnist's beat mandate is culture, aging and health. So two recent events take this space away from culture and performing arts, at least in the usual sense.

Much makes Carson City special, but in this context we're talking involvement over apathy in what a friend used to call the greatest spectator sport in the world. Politics and government are low drama with …

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