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Montana Politics

Why in the World Would Montanans Be Cynical About Politics?

When people talk about their cynicism about politics, it’s typically their perception that those involved in campaigns will say and do almost anything to get elected. It’s rare, though, to so see this willingness to betray a previously held position as it is in the case of John Bohlinger’s chief strategist reversing his position on how Steve Bullock should appoint a US Senator.


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About the author

Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba has been writing about Montana politics since 2005 and teaching high school English since 2000. He's a former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.
In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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  • Looks like a lot of you are having fun with your little guessing games while a good portion of us try and figure out how we’ll pay the rent next week now that we’ve decided to put presents under the tree.

    Talk on.

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