Meg Streeter

Lisman will wake Vermont from perpetual slumber

I'm voting for Bruce Lisman in the Aug. 9 Republican primary contest for governor and hope that other voters will do the same.

I feel this is the year when an outsider and non-politician has the best chance of changing Vermont for the better. It would be exciting to have a governor who won't reward his political cronies but will seek the best-quality people to serve our state.

Bruce's opponent, Phil Scott, seems like a good person, but he has served years as lieutenant governor and in the Legislature without providing meaningful opposition to the one-party system that has kept Vermont in a perpetual slumber.

We need a new vision for improving Vermont's finances and broadcasting our many benefits. We have an amazing opportunity to attract more residents, but we have an uphill battle, given the lack of leadership at the top.

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