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It's like deja vu all over again

Original post made by Yogi Berra, Atherton: other, on Aug 15, 2013

Peter Carpenter, commenting today, on the fire board election:

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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Aug 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm

Peter Carpenter is a registered user.

" It does beg the question of why Mr. Carpenter endorsed the two union candidates, Lewis and Wiest, in the last election."

That question has been asked and answered in this Forum:
Posted by Peter Carpenter, a resident of the Atherton: Lindenwood neighborhood, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:32 am
Peter Carpenter is a member (registered user) of Almanac Online

"Is he now proposing that the people elect someone less qualified because the most qualified candidates accept union endorsements or money?"

No, I will vote for the best qualified candidates and hopefully, as part of being best qualified, they will be smart enough to eschew union support. The 2 candidates I voted for in the Atherton election were not smart enough to reject the APOA support and they are now paying a big price for that support.

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Posted by rows and rows
a resident of Atherton: other
on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:42 am

I know the other thread is flooded with messages from the half dozen PC fans, but I'm a "no".

I will look closely at the other candidates, and choose among them.

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Posted by Not a fan
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Aug 17, 2013 at 12:45 pm

I'm taking a pass on this candidate as well.