by Max Brantley
Sensitive Republicans have given a cold-shoulder to select members of media.
* Veteran Texas Monthly political writer Paul Burka was banned by Kay Bailey Hutchison's campaign from participating in a televised gubernatorial debate (link fixed) co-sponsored by -- Texas Monthly. The magazine dropped its sponsorship.
* And, up in Alaska, four media people were banned from Wasilla homecoming book sale by Sarah Palin.
Been down that road.