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That New Guy - Running for office is the worst type of gambling

Note to self: newsmen should never run for elected office – ever. It took me a couple of months on the campaign trail and a few thousand dollars up in smoke to realize this axiom of American politics. But then, you can’t tell some folks like me anything. You have to live and learn. For you older folks, I should have taken a lesson from John Jay Hooker, former Nashville Banner owner who tried running for governor a couple of times and lost.

In case you aren’t getting it from my tone, I lost my election over in Warren ...


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