April 03, 2009
‘Politics is broken,’ Alabama edition
“I have known and respected Ron Sparks for seven years, and I expect him to be a formidable candidate. I would say the same about Senator Bedford. But as so many voters have told me, Alabama politics is broken, and we need new ideas to improve our schools, revitalize our rural communities, and strengthen our state’s economy. We also need to repair the broken public trust so that government can serve the people and not just a few powerful interests in Montgomery.
“The question is, can candidates who are part of the entrenched status quo in Montgomery be counted on to fix Montgomery?”
That’s Rep. Artur Davis on the entry of a primary challenger in the race for governor of Alabama.