This editorial will appear in Tuesday’s print edition.
Everybody’s doing it. As grating as it might sound, that defense may be enough to put Pierce County Councilman Shawn Bunney’s recent mailing in the clear.
Bunney, running for state Legislature, is under fire for his latest council newsletter: a full-color mailer that bears at least a passing resemblance to the political spin jobs showing up in voters’ mail boxes on a daily basis.
The $13,000 mailer, which features a large photo of a woman stretching a dollar and was mailed weeks before the primary ballots, was produced by …