In my mind Allentown is officially lost. Pawlowski succeeded in having the minority majority knowingly elect a future indictee in a low turnout election. Understand that this constituency lived in Newark until two years ago, and still contributes to the litter on the streets. While Hamilton Street has new buildings, it's actually more depressing than ever.
Bernie O'Hare recently wrote; Allentown blogger Michael Molovinsky, whose blog is called Molovinsky on Allentown, spent the crucial week before that City's most important election in its history, talking abut(sp) anything but Allentown. Bernie writes poison like that, thinking that he is cleverly marginalizing me. But, if this was the most important election in Allentown's history, apparently the voters didn't know. You cannot blame the Morning Call, they pushed the election every day for months. Despite their effort, turnout was less than 15%.
We in local politics, either as a candidate, supporter or pundit, overestimate the public's interest.
On a positive note, congratulations to Brad Osborne, on his way to become Lehigh County Executive.
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