Monday, March 9, 2009

A Thankless Job

The campaigning has already started to replace former Mayor Don Williamson, and it's a crowded field.

4 comments:

  1. Würstside WarlørdMarch 9, 2009 at 6:37 PM

    How many are crackpots? I count two... none of whom however can hold a candle to the over the top nuttiest of Ex-Con Don.
    Rest assured, the most qualified will lose. Expect a semi-competent schlub who'll plug a couple of holes while the Good Ship Lollipop continues to spring dozens of leaks.

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  2. well, maybe the donfather will be undone by his grabbing that 150,000$ that he said he'd never take. and I'm sure that there'll be more questions on money in the next few months...maybe in front of a grand jury?

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  3. I urge all of you out there to do you investigation of Dayne Walling. Please support this candidate.

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  4. Würstside WarlørdMarch 13, 2009 at 5:48 PM

    Dayne's alright with his Rhodes Scholarship, DC experience, diplomatic demeanor, national political connections, ascot and monocle but what Flint really needs in a mayor is a regular guy who served time or is a barber or a shop rat or an NRA member... or better yet, a lifelong resident of Halls Flats who mainlines coney sauce and makes his own venison jerky. That guy has my vote because he "understands" Flint.

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