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Shea: So Long, Pick-Em-Up Henry

On his Facebook wall, Shea Andersen, former spokesman for gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred, laments that he sold the pickup that he'd owned since he bought it new in 1994. Writes Shea: “Hard to get my head around all the things that truk and I have been through together. It must be a uniquely American experience, to become verklempt over a car. Henry, you were my great ole pick-em-up truck. I will miss you.” How about you?

Question: Have you ever had to sell or dump a vehicle that had become more than a means of transportation?

Semanko Wins Debate Spin Contest

Idaho GOP Chairman Norm Semanko used 408 words to tout the success of Gov. Butch Otter in Thursday’s debate with Democrat Keith Allred, the first of four between the pair. Asked whether he wanted to reply, Allred spokesman Shea Andersen managed only 64 words of praise. In this case, at least, the Democrat proved more economical/Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: Do you have a reaction to the governor debate in Idaho Falls Thursday?

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