The wizard warned Dorothy and her odd band of Oz visitors to ignore the man behind the curtain. But when it comes to understanding and enjoying local politics, I consider the backstage intrigue as much fun as the public outcome.
Take the recent candidate filings in Radcliff, for example.
A lot of folks were watching Mayor J.J. Duvall. Would he seek a second term or act on ambition and file to challenge Harry Berry for the judge-executive job?