It wasn’t so long ago that the endorsement of the Democratic Party was a cherished prize in Lucas County. It routinely ensured victory in this Democratic stronghold. From new candidates to appointees, old hands and has-beens, an endorsement meant electoral bliss.
Some folks accuse of us being too negative, of always finding the gray cloud for every silver lining. But, in the spirit of the good and the great, and the theme of this special issue, we bring you our own paean to the pols of Frogtown USA. This is our Best of City Politics, Hildo-style.
Not this year! The voters have demanded a change at the top of the City, sweeping out the administration of one Paula Hicks Hudson and ushering in the young, the fresh, the freakishly different Wade Kapszukiewicz. Dramatic change is in the air!
The holidays are here, and we’ve been naughty again. We broke most of this year’s New Year’s promises. We even called He Who Shall Not Be Named by his real name a time or two. Our human failings notwithstanding, can you see it in yer golden hearts to put us on your holiday gift list?