Pompano Beach is a city of 80,000, but it's ruled by a tiny cluster of backroom dealers. At the top of the very short list of Tweed-like (or Hogg-like, depending upon your frame of reference) bosses are Mayor Bill Griffin and lobbyist Tom Johnston. You've seen those names before. Pompano is like a recurring dream -- every public deal follows the same pattern: Johnston represents the money, and the mayor gives the money what it wants. The problem for the Pompano populace is that... More >>>