One day after Pete Karmanos signed a purchase agreement with Tom Dundon to turn over majority interest of the Carolina Hurricanes to the Texas billionaire, here was Mark Stewart sitting in City Steam Brewery Café.
The imaginative gubernatorial candidate was explaining his plan to employ the citizenry of Connecticut to buy an NHL franchise. Yes, we the people are going to form a more perfect union of stick and puck to bring back the Whalers.
Do I think Stewart is a charlatan? No.
Do I think Stewart’s plan will work? No.
But, hey, I’m going to plunk down $100, just in case.
What is it that Jim Calhoun used to say before all those Kevin Ollie-isms...