The NFL pre-season is over. For most teams it was not much more than a series of organized scrimmages that the teams could sell tickets to attend. Now we will wait a week and a half for the real games. Strange scheduling.
That doesn’t mean that there have not been a lot of things happening with the Buffalo Bills. The Pegulas opened their wallets big-time for quarterback Josh Allen. At the same time, however, the Pegulas played pauper as they let it slip that they must have a new stadium, all paid for with public money. As Terry and Kim might quote Emerson, “a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” (It’s always good to work a little literature into the blog.)
New York has a new governor, Kathy Hochul. She has already announced that she will be a candidate for election next year. Bring down the checkered flag and start the race.
Okay, it is a tad early for the checkered flag but you can be sure that the other candidate wannabees are already getting organized. What they lack, of course, is the spot in the favored pole position that Hochul has. She is ready to go.
Hochul, of course, also has a state to run. She will first need to assemble her own team as some Cuomo appointees quit or are fired. Potential job candidates will be sizing up Hochul’s electability and the prospects of a position lasting potentially for five years or one year.