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Title: Linda Chavez
Published: Marin Independent Journal
Date: Jan. 16, 2001
About this cartoon: President-elect George W. Bush's nominee for Secretary of Labor was the controversial syndicated columnist, Linda Chavez, strongly opposed by organized labor for the position. She withdrew after it was revealed she'd harbored and employed an illegal immigrant... very much like Bill Clinton's early failed Cabinet nominee Zoe Baird eight years earlier, whom columnist Chavez helped shoot down. Upon getting shot down herself, nominee Chavez blamed the media for helping lead to her downfall.
Noteworthy: There was some grammatical confusion as to whether this was "The media was..." or "The media were..." but this usage won.
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