Numlock News: February 13, 2020 • Mugshots, …

By Walt Hickey New Doppler Radars For Everyone! Several inordinately rich men have gotten it into their heads that they should try to become the president, and as a result local television stations around the country are poised to make a fortune. Normally, elections are a windfall for local news stations, as even a basic race is still fundamentally a cash transfer from opinionated wealthy people cutting $4,600 checks to (by way of some PAC or candidate committee) a local television station. But this year is different, and EMarketer estimates that this election cycle total spending on political advertising will hit

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