Star-News (Wilmington): State Sen. Thom Goolsby, R-New Hanover, announced Friday morning that he will not seek re-election. Read more: http://ow.ly/ssGCX Share on FacebookTweet WidgetMartha Brock's blog Comments Smart move His assholishness has probably made his re-election virtually impossible anyway. Then again, without the election to temper his approach to lawmaking, I'm almost afraid to think of what he'll try to do before giving up that seat... p.s. sorry about the language, Martha. Goolsby brings out the worst in me.