To the surprise of few, Gov. Steve Bullock has chosen his lieutenant governor, John Walsh, to fill out the remainder of Max Baucus’ term in the U.S. Senate. The announcement, made at a press conference in the Capitol Building in Helena this past Friday, was sprinkled throughout with irony, although it was undoubtedly unintentional.
In his acceptance speech, Walsh talked about how he learned from his Butte upbringing that the country was built by people working together regardless of their beliefs. “That’s why I believe this isn’t about party – it’s about having leaders who will put Montana first,” he said. Well, sorry to burst that particular bubble, but if Walsh thinks that his appointment isn’t about party Continue reading >>> Walsh gets Senate seat; GOP readies attack