Rep. Heath Shuler's chief of staff is spreading the word that the congressman's phone has been positively ringing off the hook with all sorts of very important people asking Mr. Shuler to reconsider his decision NOT to run against Richard Burr in next year's Senate contest.
This is reminiscent of the bygone days of a local political boss who used to be famous for volunteering that "Many people have told me..." and what always came next was what the political boss himself wanted to happen, and everyone knew the "many people" were a figment of his imagination.
We think Congressman Shuler made the right decision the first time. Many people have told us that.
Monday, May 18, 2009
Posted by J.W. Williamson at 5/18/2009 05:35:00 PM
Labels: Heath Shuler, Richard Burr
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