Comments: Ain't Democracy Grand?

Dang. I thought at the very least it would be close. It wasn't even that.

Posted by johngalt at April 5, 2018 6:21 PM

You thought there were more Mom's that wanted to poison their children in their schools? The "fractivists" are an amazing bunch.

No sir, not close at all. I had hoped for a few BoT seats for the forces of reason and enlightenment, but everyone -- myself included -- had a list of candidates.

Eire is lost, the Visigoths have won.

Posted by jk at April 5, 2018 6:42 PM

I have a hard time accepting that two-thirds of Erie's voting public are fractivists, or are even sympathetic to the overwrought opinions of same. Instead I think it was a knee-jerk backlash against "outside interest groups [are] spending big money on the town of Erie's election."

The Boulder Daily Camera's story headlined "Pro-fracking group pours $55K into Erie election" probably did far more harm than the $55K did good.

Posted by johngalt at April 8, 2018 10:28 PM

All my positions always seem to suffer from a gross asymmetry of explanation. "Do you want them fracking an oil well 500' from your child's school?" I consider it wondrous that we got 33%.

Posted by jk at April 9, 2018 11:55 AM
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