Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Town & Country Mayoral Hopeful Unleashes a Web Site with Bite
on Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:50 AM
Alderman John Hoffmann
, the self-proclaimed "watchdog" of Town & Country, launched the site
last week in preparation for his April 7 bid for mayor.
The tabloid-esque site includes all kinds of dirt on Hoffmann's opponent, incumbent Jon Dalton
, including the fact that the current mayor serves as a tobacco lobbyist and represented developers in a controversial eminent domain lawsuit that took private property from a "widow."
Hoffmann also uses the site to clear up some points about his own colorful background, chronicled last October in a Riverfront Times' cover story
Dalton recently launched his own Web site
in which the mayor showcases his affinity for blue blazers accented with pressed white handkerchiefs.
Leave it to our favorite suburban politico to do the unthinkable: Create an entertaining campaign Web site worthy of a read.
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