How about this one. Can the ability to replace during the Media phase or during the converting to votes phase instead be used to reduce a key issue to a regular issue or can that only be done with a shadow cabinet card?
In other words if there is a key issue and I have media control by the end of the media phase I know that a key issue cannot be replaced. But could I reduce it to a regular issue?
Sadly, no. This is only a Shadow Cabinet card effect. I was thinking the same thing as you during my last play - "I wish it was an option" - but, no.