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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 7/18 (335 comments)

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  •  Why is he so unpopular? (0+ / 0-)

    Seattle has an unemployment rate less than 5%, so I guess this is another exception to James Carville's famous saying.

    •  McGinn (3+ / 0-)
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      jj32, Darth Jeff, JohnnyBoston

      McGinn's unpopularity stems from the out of control police department (Large number of uses of unnecessary force) and his complete inability to form a working relationship with state legislators that a good mayor needs to have.

      Personally, I'm going to vote for either Murray or Steinbrueck. I like Grey, but she's somewhat of a fringe candidate with no real shot at winning.

      •  Not to mention his ability to piss off almost (0+ / 0-)

        the entire Seattle City Council and get into a foolish fight with the city attorney. I live in Lakewood but follow Seattle news. McGinn just looks inept.

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