Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm (Updated: February 28, 4:36 pm)
We were among those who were initially irritated when Las Vegas Mayor Alfonso Ortiz, who’d been saying all along that he wasn’t planning to run for a second term, threw his hat back into the ring on filing day. But since the dust has settled over that last-minute decision, we’ve become convinced of two things. The first is that he would have preferred to sit this race out, but when his own top choices for a successor decided not to run, he felt compelled to jump in.
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