It is probably pretty rare that the New York Times sees fit to cover a race for mayor in some far off city. It covered the Nashville's mayor's race in yesterdays newspaper in a 1242-word piece. The piece says the race is "decidedly partisan," and characterized by mudslinging. The article describes the negative campaigns of both candidates. Megan Barry is correctly describes as "an unabashed Southern liberal who supports a minimum-wage increase and presided over Nashville’s first same-sex wedding." To read the article, follow this link: In Mayoral Race, Nashville Politics Forgets Its Manners.