Something other than the state’s overdrawn checkbook is stewing in the treasurer’s office. Dean Martin’s campaign Web site – votedeanmartin.com – has been updated with a countdown clock. “It’s coming soon” the site says, under a ticker that shows the days, hours, minutes and seconds slipping away.
What is “coming soon” remains unclear.
But the ticker is scheduled to end at midnight the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 16. The top of the page is decorated with a picture of Martin and the slogan: “Familiar Name. New Voice.” Martin’s press aide, Kimberly Yee, said: “The answer is, it’s a surprise.” What does Martin have planned? An exploratory committee for governor? An announcement he’s retiring? Maybe he’s joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars? We’ll see.
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