A shill is defined by most dictionaries as: "An accomplice of a hawker, gambler, or swindler who acts as an enthusiastic customer to entice or encourage others." After the performance of CNN personality Candy Crowley in the most recent presidential debate, many believe she was on the side of the president.
Who knows if it was the "empty chair" press release issued by the GOP challenger, but incumbent U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has agreed to debate GOP challenger Michael Baumgartner Oct. 12. It will be aired on public television KCTS.