Lt. Gov. Bill Halter invented the Arkansas lottery. The new lieutenant governor, Mark Darr, didn’t invent electricity, but he longs to see it generated by SWEPCO’s coal-burning Turk power plant in Hempstead County.

Anyway, following is Darr’s op-ed on the wonderfulness of the SWEPCO power plant, which may yet meet an unkind court fate.


(Louie and Mark Darr: A match made in, if not heaven, McNab.)