Friday, March 5, 2010 Someone tell the mayor and [un]FairVote minions, it's over. ...Someone tell the mayor, the election is over! IRV has become a distraction in the city, and it is divisive in a way that serves only the embattled mayor, not the beleaguered city. It is being used to divert away from substantive issues, has set Dems against Dems, embarrasses Progs -- and now the mayor divides "Naysayers"in north end from downtown "Burlingtonians" by refusing to accept the citywide vote to repeal IRV.
Maybe Mayor Kiss hopes to distract the voters from the serious issues like the Burlington Telecom Scandal:
My Turn: If Bob Kiss is for IRV, I'm against it
By Alden Brown • Sunday, February 28, 2010
...While the Burlington Telecom web of deceit unraveled before the city's eyes, the mayor (in a fashion reminiscent of Rome's emperor Nero) was fiddling at a feel-good "conference" just a snowball's throw from the Winter Olympics
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