Looking ahead at the crossroads, there’s always the opportunity for politicians to take the Yogi Berra advice: “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Many officials try to be all things to all people. Pence and his faithful can’t be, and despite all the funding advantages he had in the last election, he still managed just half the popular vote.
Pence is at the fork. From here, he has to lead his own way.
Dave Kitchell is a columnist for the Pharos-Tribune. He can be reached through the newspaper at email@example.com.