Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Mirror, mirror on the wall

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn departs the office with these words;
“After four years in office, I do not trust elites and elites bearing checks,” McGinn said. "They’re often well-meaning, the Democratic Party elites in particular.”
Ahem. McGinn is described in the same Seattle PI story as, An attorney, neighborhood activist and Sierra Club chapter leader — and once youthful aide to a fiery populist Oregon congressman....

And, did he mean well? His agenda;
 ...a move into rail transit, city-sponsored preschool and the citizen police commission....
Oh yeah, he prevented a grocery store from opening in West Seattle because they wouldn't pay their employees as much as the Mayor thought was right.

No one can accuse him of excessive self-awareness.

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