Friday, July 17, 2009

Wilder Still


A new piece about former Governor/Mayor Doug Wilder is up at, "Wilder Still," penned by yours truly.

That Wilder was the first black governor of any American state since the last Ice Age was duly noted; he became somewhat of a national celebrity because of it. Two years into his term as governor, in 1992, Wilder overplayed his hand: His open flirtation with running for president went over like a lead balloon. That episode began what became a series of squirrelly moves.
Click here to read the entire piece.

-- Illustration by F.T. Rea

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