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Apparently John Cherry has better things to do. As Dennis mentioned this morning, the Democrats likely 2010 gubernatorial candidate is making waves on Mackinac Island today by refusing to participate in a candidate forum with other candidates from both major Parties.
Pete Hoekstra will be there.
Terri Lynn Land will be there.
Tom George will be there.
Mike Cox will be there the day after officially announcing his candidacy along with a pledge to cut taxes on Michigan residents by a full $2 BILLION!
Heck, even radical pro-abortion candidate Alma Wheeler Smith will be there representing the Democrats.
Cherry... not so much.
Then again, if I were a part of a Democratic administration that was responsible for the largest tax hike in Michigan history, chronic budget "deficits" and thorough economic stagnation I'd probably duck a debate in front of the state's most prominent business leaders, too.
Why give voters... ANY voters... any extra opportunity to examine the goods... so to speak?
At first I thought we were looking at a case of abject political cowardice but I've since mellowed. I hadn't considered the alternative.
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Really? This is a novel idea, cutting taxes stimulates the economy! Then why not cut taxes across the board; for everyone?
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