Forget about the splintered neighborhoods, persistent crime, aging infrastructure and simmering feud with the teachers union. No time for that stuff — it’s an election year, so let’s talk about banning plastic shopping bags.
Maybe conservative longtime councilor and former mayor Konnie Lukes can see the liberal writing on the wall, as at least one at-large incumbent is likely to be on the outs come November. But still, the city certainly has bigger fish to fry.
Never one to hide behind politics, Hitch has some thoughts.