Tag Archives: Brian Schweitzer

Reconsider Again and Again and Again

Thursday the news broke that Montana’s junior Senator John Walsh had ended his campaign for election to the Senate seat he had been appointed to in February.  Nobody believed the statement his office released explaining the move; his decision was … Continue reading

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Why Old Political Junkies Shouldn’t Tweet And This One Doesn’t

Some people have criticized me for not tweeting.  They tell me if I did it would help build my readership, especially among younger people, and they are probably correct.  One of the main reasons I don’t is because kneejerk reactions … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Ed Markey

2013 doesn’t promise to be a big year for endorsements; there simply are not that many elections that are going to be held and I don’t endorse for every election.  With Tuesday night’s primaries in Massachusetts history, the choice for … Continue reading

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Better Off Without Max

One of the best pieces of news this week is that Democratic Senator Max Baucus of Montana announced he will retire at the end of this term and not seek reelection in 2014.  No, I haven’t gone over to the … Continue reading

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Andrew Leading The Second Tier

Looking very far into the future is a fool’s errand in politics, and 2016 is ages away in political time.  Call me a fool – the temptation is too enticing.  I have good reason to believe I am not alone.

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The Best Governor That Nobody Has Ever Heard Of

Unless you’re a real political junkie you probably can’t name the Governor of Montana.  With less than a million people Montana ranks 44th in population.  It is in the Mountain Time Zone, not exactly conducive to getting a lot of … Continue reading

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