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Billings Gazette opinion: Representative or not, it's still a matter of trust

May 28, 2017View for printing

The only thing that changed Thursday night was that Greg Gianforte went from candidate to Congress.

Not like that's a small feat, especially given the events of this past week, which included the soon-to-be congressman being cited for assault.

The title notwithstanding, nothing has changed in our view.

By that we mean: The seven-point victory margin doesn't erase the Bozeman Republican's actions. The apology doesn't square the deal.

Forgiven? Maybe -- that's not for us to decide.

Forgotten? It cannot be.


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