As you may recall, back when Dwight Drake got into the race, scuttlebutt had it that he did so at the behest of Mr. Hodges and Dick Harpootlian. But at the time, Jim told me no way; that was all Dick’s doing. He did not have a candidate.
This morning he told me that like Riley, he likes Vincent — but he thinks a lot of Dwight, too. He may endorse one of them, but he’s not in a hurry to make that decision. As he sees it, he’s got plenty of time, and he’s not going to rush it.
In the meantime, the candidates are working on him, wanting that nod. Vincent talked with him just this week about it, and Gov. Hodges met with Dwight last week.
As our current governor likes to say, to be continued…