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Let's Talk About Troy Downing For a Moment
Let's talk for a moment about California Republican candidate for the Montana Senate Troy Downing. While the post was sparked by his announcement on Twitter this morning of his first campaign ad, an ad that combines amateurish production values and Zinkean self-regard, I do not come today to praise his ad but to revel in his candidacy. It's hard not to start with the residency question. While Downing has lived in Big Sky intermittently for some time, it's not clear how long he has lived in the state. Reports about how long he has lived here seem very vague, like