Quote of the Week: 'But if you don’t have to fight, why pick one?'

"If you’ve got two paths to get to the same objective, [Haslam] takes the one that is going to bring the most people along. Sometimes you have to fight. But if you don’t have to fight, why pick one?"

—Victor Ashe summing up Gov. Bill Haslam’s executive style in a Politico profile. The former Knoxville mayor was once known for his zest for political fights.

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