Posts Tagged ‘grandstanding’

Chris Matthews Pounds Fenty Snow Response

Chris Matthews had knives out for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty on his MSNBC show tonight, calling D.C. "a city that can't plow its streets."
"Why can't a government town do a government job?" he asked. "It looked like Siberia without the Siberian discipline. We had the weather of Buffalo with the snowplowing capability of Miami."

Snow Prompts Councilmembers to Try Armchair Mayoring

In the past five days, the District of Columbia has seen more snowfall than it has ever seen at once before. Put simply, it's about as close to a weather-related municipal crisis as any mayor could face.
Time to bring the city together? Nope—time for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's foes to make political hay.
This morning, Ward [...]