Friday evening, I posted my column for this week. Not. One. Link.
My bad. Been fixed. Please have a look:
— Governors don’t like shutdowns — George Pyle | Salt Lake Tribune
... governors, of whatever party, are very different political animals than senators. Senators debate. Governors have to govern. Get things done. Take responsibility, and action, when things break down. That’s why we like governors — FDR, Reagan, Clinton, W. — to be president. It didn’t work for Mitt Romney, but that’s because he denied everything he did well in Massachusetts. Jon Huntsman, though, is still looking for a new situation.
Dan Liljenquist might run:
— Liljenquist op-ed spawns hope he’ll run — Paul Rolly | Salt Lake Tribune
Dan Liljenquist warns not to read too much into his op-ed piece in the Deseret News Thursday that calls out Sen. Mike Lee’s quixotic insistence on quashing a federal budget deal without the defunding of Obamacare. But many political observers, including myself, are reading a lot into it anyway. ...
Donna McAleer is running:
Shutdown is N. Utah’s reward for re-electing Bishop — Donna McAleer — For The Salt Lake Tribune
— Deal to open parks is good news, but real work remains — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial
— Utah’s takeover of national parks is good government solution — Deseret News Editorial
— How Utah’s congressional delegation got Hillary elected president — Robert C. Wadman | For The Ogden Standard-Examiner
— Can Paul Ryan save the GOP from Ted Cruz? — John Dickerson | Slate
— The shutdown probably won’t hurt Republicans in 2014. Here’s what will — Ezra Klein | Wonkblog
... But there is still something well-nigh-unprecedented about how Republicans have conducted themselves of late. It’s not the scale of their mistake, or the kind of damage that it’s caused, but the fact that their strategy was such self-evident folly, so transparently devoid of any method whatsoever. ...
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