I don't know how effective this ad will be for Amendment 4, but I agree with the sentiment. I remember once referring to Wayne Huizenga as a "civic vampire" (nothing personal). Glad they found a place for Nosferatu.
If you haven't seen it, the New York Times did a must-read article on Amendment 4 and, as we've done here on occasion, uncovered some exaggerations and outright lies being told about it by the power-elite opponents who have put $12 million into fighting it.
You've probably seen the PBS show Issues with Helen Ferre, right? Ferre is always polite with her guests, so I don't know why anyone would be afraid of her. Inside see which two high-profile candidates chickened out of appearing on her show. Hint: One of them just had a "gala."
OK, it was Broward County Mayor Ken Keechl and his Republican challenger, Chip LaMarca. Keechl refused to appear on the show, and LaMarca never even bothered to respond to the invitation.
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What's the matter with these jokers? Well, I really don't think they're afraid of Ferre -- it might be the no-party candidate who's running against them, Chris Chiari. And because they both flaked, Chiari got a full eight-minute segment on the show for himself, making an early reference to the Ceasar series on this here blog. Chiari does a good job on the video describing the problems facing Broward. Click on the link here to see it if the video below isn't working.