[Summit] Marcus Mitchell
maureen at mapcenter.com
Wed Oct 29 17:37:22 CDT 2014
Thanks for this post, Karen. I also have concerns about the bandwagon effect regarding MM's candidacy. I know about the branch libraries and was thinking about this very issue.
On Oct 29, 2014, at 12:12 PM, Karen MCA wrote:
> I have known and worked with both Kevin Jackson and Marcus Mitchell on many issues, particularly due to my position as the union representative for the Providence Community Libraries.
> Based on my experience, I have concerns about Marcus Mitchell's candidacy.
> In addition to his association with Rick Santorum, who holds repugnant views on any number of issues I hold near and dear, I also object to him taking credit for work preserving the branch libraries in Providence when in fact there were several of us who worked on this issue (with Kevin Jackson's support) long before Marcus got involved and who continued to do the lion's share of the effort.
> Although I share the frustration that Kevin is co-chairing Cianci's campaign and know that his responsiveness to constituents is a real issue, I believe he has a much stronger record of supporting progressive community issues.
> Thanks for listening.
> Karen McAninch, 22 Memorial Rd.
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