Cagle’s statement: ‘I’ve been diagnosed with a degenerative spinal condition’
Here’s the statement from which Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle read on Wednesday afternoon, withdrawing from the 2010 race for governor:
By Jim Galloway
For the past several months, it has been my full intention to campaign aggressively for election as Georgia’s next Governor.
We have recruited a top-notch team, raised over a million dollars, and I’ve worked to help my family understand the kind of stress we will face.
I did this because I truly believe our state is at a crossroads, and the next Governor will play a critical role in determining whether our kids and grandkids have an opportunity to enjoy prosperity and opportunity here in Georgia......http://blogs.ajc.com/political-insider-jim-galloway/2009/04/15/cagles-statement-ive-been-diagnosed-with-a-degenerative-spinal-condition/