Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign? Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:59 am
From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming municipal elections, Tuesday's night's three-hour council meeting was a potpourri of issues, accusations and feel-good commendations. With a number of issues on the unusually light agenda postponed, it was a night for political chatter, and there was plenty.
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Posted by Council Watcher, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Oct 24, 2008 at 11:06 am
"Is it normal for campaigning to occur at council meetings?"
The answer is YES...both from the council members...as well as the speakers from the audience!!! Has always been so (in the 30+ years I have resided in Pleasanton) and will always be so!!! That is democracy in action!!!
Posted by Rae, a resident of the Mohr Park neighborhood, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:26 pm
Watch the news - the McCain worker made it all up. The biggest hint was that she scratched the "B" backwards - I guess she didn't realize how a mirror works.
Unfortunately, given the divisive personal smear campaign being run by McCain & Palin against Obama, something like this was bound to happen. Words incite action. Our country will be lucky if these kinds of incidents are the worst that occurs.