Should Donald trump be taken seriously as a presidential candidate? There are polls this week suggesting he has some support among GOP voters. I think he's just the flavor of the month. He's an aggressive self-promoter, portrays himself as a ball-busting take charge guy. And that has appeal. But he has plenty of blemishes and there's a lot to criticize as well. At this point in the process--a year out from the primaries, no major announced contenders, and siginifcant advertising--politics is primarily entertainment. And "The Donald" is entertaining. Hoppy kercheval and I discussed it on Statewide Talkline.
A big community meeting in Marshall County last night to bitch about Marcellus Shale drillers. Upshot: the legislator needs to get its act together and settle on appropriate regulations.
Charlie from Ye Olde Alpha was in for our weekly visit with his review of a new local restuarant he visited...great food, horrible atmosphere. We sampled some brocoli soup, and of course pulled a few bottles from the infamous bucket of Bud Light