Timing is everything, and when it comes to releasing the city of Pittsburgh from oversight by its Act 47 state coordinators, it’s not time. (P-G Edit Board)
Mr. [Jack] Wagner said he’s still seriously considering a run for mayor. (P-G, Joe Smydo)
I actually had a chance to follow up on this, and can report that “seriously considering” is merely a courtly understatement. This is going to be an unprecedented hootenanny. Non-affiliated and cross-affiliated operatives as well as revolutionaries would be wise to find excuses to stay on sidelines for as long as possible; aspiring operatives will have to choose with excruciating care and confidence.
BONUS-BONUS CONTENT: A Day in the life of Rich Fitzgerald (Pop, Elaine LaBalme)