Sen. Russ Fulcher says Gov. Butch Otter is afraid to defend his “shallow record” and limiting give-and-take to a single debate on Idaho Public Television May 14. Speaking to about 100 people at an Ada County Republican Central Committee forum Tuesday night, Fulcher urged Otter’s supporters to “encourage him to engage. You deserve to hear from your governor, not just me.” Fulcher appeared at four forums in the past week — Ada County Republican Women in Boise, Madison County Republicans in Rexburg, Southern Idaho Republican Women in Twin Falls and Tuesday’s event — that Otter skipped/Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman. More here.
Question: I'm with Fulcher on this one. Can't stand it when a statewide candidate for office dodges his opponent by skipping debates. You?