September 26th, 2011

The End To The Longest And Least Likely Trial Balloon In Vermont Political History

by Philip Baruth

After sniping wildly at Bernie for the last year or so, and threatening a run for Governor or Senator, and announcing that he would not seek re-election as Auditor, Tom Salmon Jr. has now announced that he will seek re-election as Auditor. Why? Uh, Tropical Storm Irene. And because “politics is not a game for sissies, and if you’re afraid to change your mind based on new information then you should get out.” Truer word never spoken.