The Real Reason Mendelson Might Lose
As you all know, WCP-endorsed At-Large Councilmember Phil Mendelson may be on the verge of losing to a guy with a really lucky name. This is just pissing me off. Thankfully, Carol Schwartz has stepped in to rally for Mendo. And the councilmember has sent out multiple mailers trying to clear up the confusion over the two Michael Browns.
Now comes DCist reporting on the lucky Michael Brown's letter to "friends" (shouldn't it be "friend?).
The Brown letter begins with the biggest nonsense I've read since going over Peaceoholics' 990s. Brown writes:
"We are in the final stages of what has been an amazing campaign. I started 10 weeks ago with no money and a few friends like you, and last week a city wide Washington Post Poll showed that I am ahead of the incumbent by 12 points among likely voters. If I win, I will make history."
This should piss you off. Lemme just say that the only reason this Michael Brown wins next Tuesday is because the electorate just didn't give a shit about this council race. All the focus has been on the mayoral contest. If people actually spent any time thinking about the At-Large race, this guy wouldn't get to claim that he's about to make history.