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The last time I resorted to a Thesaurus, the words “politician” and “scandal” were still considered synonyms.

By Jeff Ward

In my not-quite-best-selling book, “So You Want to Win a Local Election?,” given the preponderance of evidence, I theorize that whenever anyone announces their intention to run for office, 60 percent of their brain cells immediately make a quantum leap into another dimension, only to return after election day.

But now I’m not so sure about that. Because while I can occasionally get my campaign managing clients to listen to electoral reason, once they’re elected, my keen perception of the obvious quickly becomes unwelcome.

Case in point. Read More