Herb Strentz was dean of the Drake School of Journalism from 1975 to 1988 and professor there until retirement in 2004. He was executive secretary of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council from its founding in 1976 to 2000.
“It could be worse.”
At the start of 2022, friends may have uttered those four words to console or comfort us.
As the midterm elections approach, those four words may be prophetic.
Every election in a democracy —from township to presidency — is threatened by voters who are ill-informed, misinformed, and/or uninformed.Continue Reading...