Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he may end his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate if current Lt. Gov. John Walsh is appointed to serve the rest of Max Baucus' term. Walsh has asked Bullock to appoint him, but the Democratic governor has kept quiet on a possible selection.

Bohlinger says the interim appointment would give Walsh the power, name recognition and fundraising ability of an incumbent, making it almost impossible to defeat him in the election.

Geeze... What I'm hearing is: Gov. Bullock, if you do what you think is right for the residents of the state of Montana and appoint Lt. Gov. Walsh, I'm picking up my toys and leaving the sandbox...

Hey John Bohlinger! Politics is a contact sport, wear a helmet.