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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-11 12:41 PM
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Tricky Ricky might not seek a 2nd term if he f**ks the state over thoroughly in the first one
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from the Freep:

Michigan hasn't had a governor leave after one term since the early 1960s, but current chief executive Rick Snyder may end up doing just that.

If Snyder decides to be a one-term governor, it's because he wants it that way. The businessman-turned-politician has said he isn't tied to running for a second term if he's gotten done in four years what he set out to do, although he also hasn't ruled out running again in 2014.

"I'm not doing the job for the sake of saying I was governor of Michigan for 'X' number of years," Snyder told the Associated Press Thursday in a phone call from his Southeast Asia trade trip. "It's more about making a difference and giving something back."

If Snyder's harboring any thoughts about not running for a second term, he's not flaunting them. He can't afford to be seen as a lame duck well before his term ends if he wants to have the clout to accomplish more of his goals, such as getting a new international bridge built between Detroit and Canada, finding a new way to raise revenue for road and bridge repairs and getting more people into the jobs available in the globalized economy. ...........(more)

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