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Weekend Wild Card — 12.21-22.13

Well, we have a new county clerk who would have finished a distant third had he decided to run for Coeur d'Alene mayor in November. But he was the best of three less-than-stellar choices engineered by the dominant Tea Party/Ron Pauler wing of the Kootenai County “GOP” Central Committee. Amazing. OTOH, you have to hand it to Jim Brannon for persistence. It'll be interesting to see what becomes of the competent Deputy Clerk Pat Raffee in the weeks to come. Life takes some unexpected twists and turns. See you back here Monday. Here's your Weekend Wild Card …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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