The Not-So-Coveted Dick Morris Endorsement
Perhaps it's appropriate that, while Eliot Spitzer dominated the news the past few days, former Clinton administration adviser Dick Morris was making a cameo appearance ...
Perhaps it's appropriate that, while Eliot Spitzer dominated the news the past few days, former Clinton administration adviser Dick Morris was making a cameo appearance in state politics.
Morris showed up in Missouri to speak on behalf of State Treasurer Sarah Steelman, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch :
The campaign guru who helped guide the Clintons from Little Rock to the White House - before their famous falling out - was in St. Louis Monday, stumping on behalf of Steelman's bid for governor.
In an interview before the event, Morris - as he has done in several columns - extolled Steelman's policy of not investing state pension funds in companies that do business with Iran.
"Sarah's innovation in the use of that - of a nothing job like state treasurer," Morris said, "and using it to leverage all of federal policy about dealing with the preeminent international threat we have is pretty interesting."
A spokesman for Steelman's main Republican opponent, Congressman Kenny Hulsof, questioned whether an endorsement from a Clinton administration official would help in a Republican primary. I question whether the endorsement of Dick Morris would help any candidate, Democrat or Republican.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Portland Tried to Change How It Teaches Climate Change -- and a Firestorm Erupted5 hours ago
Ferguson Loses Another City Official4 hours ago
Conspiracy Theorist Loses Race for Influential Education Gig in Texas4 hours ago
In Voter ID Case That Could Impact Other States, Texas Defends Its Law3 hours ago
Arkansas Finds More Money for Highways57 minutes ago
LGBT Battle Underscores the Powerlessness of Being Governor in North Carolina6 hours ago