Move over Hillary and Hick, Ken Salazar is whispering to Southern Colorado insiders that he is considering a run for President.

Prominent Democratic activists are buzzing about the soon-to-be-former Interior Secretary and former US Senator’s possible 2016 bid.

This helps explain the downright nauseating puff piece from The Denver Post last week. Stories that gushing usually come from the top. Dean, is that you? And stories from the top usually don’t get called in without favors.

Does anyone doubt that the image conscious Salazar would call in all the chits for a story that roundly proclaims his stint at Interior a success?

Nope. And now we know why.