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Politics from the Past. Remember this candidate the one that IB Citizens called a "Carpet Bagger"!

Oct 03, 2014 09:50AM ● Published by Paul Spear

Thank goodness money can't always buy an election! He came in to town and threw money around like it was nothing. He gave out t-shirt, cups and rumor has it, paid homeless people to knock on doors an canvass for him. 

His last job before running for mayor was the year before election, was when he was on the San Diego Port Commission. He set off a controversy when he signed a memorandum of understanding with Cuba on behalf of the port. Needless to say that caused quite a controversy and a short stay at that job. It lasted about 6 weeks.

So lets be grateful that although we have two candidate that are completely opposite in so many ways that at least they are both from Imperial Beach and have both tried to make it better even though it's in different ways!

The other thing we need to get out of this is that when someone from out of town with no ties to Imperial Beach starts throwing money around in an election, we need to look for their motive and question what they are trying to accomplish!

Paul Spear, Editor


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