Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The buzz in Georgia these days is over Senator and former Governor Zell Miller, who was a sensation at the last Republican National Convention where he spoke in favor of candidate George W. Bush, despite being a long-time member of the Democratic party. Now an Atlanta TV station reveals Miller took funds when he left the governorship that were not rightly his. The Macon Telegraph, a Knight-Ridder newspaper as is The Miami Herald, has an opinion about Miller's conduct, and is not pleased:
However, folks, don't write this off as just another run-of-the-mill TV tale. This is about the Paul Bunyan of Peach State politics - a Georgia giant who in at least three recent books ("Corps Values," "A National Party No More: The Conscience of a Conservative Democrat" and "A Deficit of Decency") set out to establish himself as an arbiter of moral behavior in public office.
I guess the unbelievable political stories aren't just from Florida.... posted by liz at 12:40 PM
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to