Thursday, June 9, 2011

Ladies and gents, your city council candidate ...

... Matthew Fraser.

In the grand tradition of Chris Lee, and most recently Anthony Weiner, city council at-large candidate Matthew Fraser has decided to grace us with a shirtless picture. Awesome. I hope it works out better for him than it did the other guys. I wish Mr. Fraser would go back to running for Ward 2 councilor, and not leave Sosnowski unopposed, rather than being one of ten at-large candidates. I'd bet that first loser from last time, Teasie Riley-Goggin wishes that a few of the at large candidates would go run for ward councilor and not dilute the anti-ioncumbent vote as well. Bil Legault wrote as much here. I'd like to buy that man a beer.

Unrelated note: The Salem Ferry is supposed to start running in less than 48 hours. Currently the entrance to Blaney Street is exposed, and they are working on cutting the electrical conduits into the grid. No paving has commenced, and it's clear at this point that Saturday at 9AM isn't happening. Mayor Driscoll, how bout we don't wait till tomorrow to say so?


  1. What?? Man, you need to grab that photo and publish it here. People need to see this joker.

  2. Those silly little copyright issues ...

  3. Meh, Patch can suck it.

  4. None of us have all the answers, and sometimes it takes a candidate willing to upset the apple cart, so to speak, to make us focus on a particular issue.

    Teasie Riley Goggin is someone I respect. I didn't agree with her very often, but the woman had the courage to stand up, speak out, and say what she believes in. I like a council member with guts as opposed to those who govern with a wet finger in the air to check the political breeze. I didn't always agree with Joan Lovely, but I respect the fact that she does what she thinks is right. In retrospect, Joan was right far more often than I was on issues we disagreed on.


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