Even in informal New Mexico some politicians are getting more obsessed with micro-managing their media image and campaigns are getting more and more protective about letting their candidates make a possible misstep in front of reporters.
But let's hope it doesn't get to the point that handcuffs and goons become part of a candidate's media team in this state.
That's what happened in Alaska yesterday when an online journalist started asking Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller questions he didn't want to answer. The Alaska Dispatch story is HERE
Below is a Chicago Tribune video report.