From the PD --
After a spring spent laying the groundwork at Republican dinners, State Rep. Josh Mandel today announced his run for state treasurer.
The 31-year-old former Lyndhurst city councilman, who served a pair of combat tours in Iraq as a Marine, declared his statewide candidacy this morning in a Web video posted on joshmandel.com. More...
I like Josh, but I don't think this is a smart move at all. Unfortunately for some, just because I like someone - that does not mean I will agree with all that they do. That a candidate other than Josh cannot be found is somewhat surprising. I believe there are other good candidates out there and believe Josh should stay where he is at.