Does Jim Douglas have suicidal tendencies?
Is Doug Racine a dictator in the making?
Is Con Hogan a pathological liar?
One would hope that Vermont's next governor exhibits none of these characteristics. Even if he did, we'd never know from the campaign speeches or commercials. While political candidates spend most of their time telling us where they stand on various issues, they also take great care to play up their integrity, leadership and intelligence. Flaws must be hidden. Just ask Bill Clinton about the political impact of a character defect.... Read more