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They Just Want It Too Much

Why voters turned against Bennett and Specter and Crist.

May 31, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 35 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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Wants it, in fact, far too much to be trusted with it. A desperate pol is a dangerous pol. Which is something more and more voters who live out in the wastelands beyond the Potomac understand. 

But in Washington, where there is no such thing as too much ambition, they’re bewildered.

Geoffrey Norman is a writer living in Vermont.

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