School wins Obama — but you may not have known it

Further, Drolet said Brewer would do well to heed the advice sometimes attributed to Abraham Lincoln about never wrestling with a pig, because “you both get dirty, but the pig likes it.”

So, what exactly constitutes a career, anyway?

In a new radio ad, state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop, in his campaign to get the Republican Party’s nomination for attorney general, says Michigan doesn’t need another career politician. his chief opponent for the job is Bill Schuette, who has served in Congress, the Legislature, the Court of Appeals and the Department of Agriculture. Consider that Bishop has been an elected official since 1998 and theoretically, would like to be Michigan’s attorney general for the maximum eight years, which would give him 20 years as an elected politician. Does that make him an aspiring career politician?

Poli-bites’ favorite news release this week has this line:

“After spending several months traveling throughout the 21st District and talking to residents, and years of fighting for local communities and nonprofit organizations, Shannon Price officially entered the race for state representative for the 21st District.”

Is this guy traveling by ox and wagon? Seriously, how long does it take to visit Belleville, most of Canton and Van Buren Township?

Speaking of Hoekstra, condolences to him and his wife, Diane, following the death this week of her father, Gerald H. Johnson, 89, of Holland. Johnson worked 42 years for the furniture maker Worden co. and served in the Army in World War II.

Johnson died Wednesday at Hospice House of Holland and is survived by his wife of 66 years, Sylvia Johnson.

Staff writers Todd Spangler, Dawson Bell, Chris Christoff and Bob Campbell contributed to this week’s Poli-Bites.

School wins Obama — but you may not have known it


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