Shumlin is trying to do “big things,” none bigger than his health care plan. In the abstract, voters admire office-holders who try to do big things. In reality, they are wary of change.
On New Year’s Day, Free Press publisher Jim Fogler took up half of page 12B to enlighten readers about the paper’s new rented office space on Bank Street. After describing its new “state-of-the-art media facility,” its high-tech capabilities and its stirring view of Lake Champlain, Fogler turned to “the content front.”