Forget the financial meltdown on Wall Street, crumbling cooling towers at Vermont Yankee and the high price of gas and fuel oil.
What Vermonters really care about — if we are to believe Gov. Jim Douglas’ new TV spot — is whether House Speaker Gaye Symington should release the personal finances of her husband!
Here’s a link to the ad, which hits the airwaves tonight. No word on how long it will run.
So why is this is an issue? Symington’s financial disclosure faux pas is more than a month old and has essentially fallen off the radar.
One word, says Douglas campaign spokeswoman Dennise Casey: “Trust.”