Election 2012

Colorado's Airwaves Are Burning, Too


Mitt Romney and Barack Obama face a dilemma as wildfires threaten Colorado. They’re relying heavily on attack ads to win the swing state, and everyone there is glued to their TVs. Yet exploiting tragedy for political gain is unseemly. So what are the candidates doing? Exploiting tragedy for political gain.

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Green is senior national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek in Washington. Follow him on Twitter @JoshuaGreen.

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