With Election Day near, it seems like a good time to reblog this story.
Darren Walker was moderately successful in business when he was called upon to head up the state’s Bureau of Air. Even though he made little progress there, his passion for the job and common sense solutions to problems led him to be appointed head of the state’s Environmental Protection Agency. From there he made a lot of pronouncements about enforcing the state’s laws and cleaning up the rivers, lakes and the air as well. There was a big problem with Darren’s dreams, however. He had a small staff and a small budget. So Darren decided to dream bigger.
An entire year before the general election for governor, Darren announced that he would be a candidate. He told the press it was the only way for him to move reforms forward in the state. His own party was stunned at this and especially at the use of a dirty word to…
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