Top 10 Reasons Wilder's Not Running for Re-election 

1. Much like Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, misses the time and energy he could be devoting to the gratifying work of insurance sales.

2. Thinks he has a real shot at the whole "competitive eating" thing.

3. To step up his courting of Patricia Kluge, who's looking damn fine these days.

4. Needs to carve out mental downtime to recuperate from the psychological fallout of the David vs. David "Idol" showdown.

5. City refused to add a spoiler to the burgundy Mercury Grand Marquis.

6. Afraid that his campaign would crumble against a powerhouse like Bill Pantele.

7. Has completed the mission handed down from Obama.

8. Gave his immunity idol to Dirtwoman in the "dumbest move ever."

9. Sold Richmond to South Korea.

10. Needs to polish his resume for the assistant police chief job in Charlotte.

  • Click here for more News and Features
  • Favorite


    Subscribe to this thread:

    Add a comment

    Connect with Style Weekly

    Most Popular Stories

    • Off the Beaten Path

      Off the Beaten Path

      A runner and lifelong lover of the James River captures evocative images of the park system in photo book.
      • Jul 27, 2021
    • Museum Makeovers

      Museum Makeovers

      How four Richmond museums are being transformed.
      • Jul 20, 2021
    • One Stop Shop

      One Stop Shop

      Jackson Ward’s beloved Stoplight Gelato set to reopen this fall with a new partner, Richmond Seltzer Co.
      • Jul 13, 2021
    • Brothers on Bikes

      Brothers on Bikes

      The Bike Monday Bros are opening up Richmond’s cycle culture to all.
      • Jul 6, 2021
    • More »

    Copyright © 2021 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation