Finley Peter Dunne’s fictional Chicagoan Mr. Dooley once said, “Sure, politics ain’t bean-bag. ‘Tis a man’s game, an’ women, childer, cripples an’ prohybitionists ‘d do well to keep out iv it.”
This by-now trite judgment — politics is not for the fainthearted — certainly described democracy in East Cleveland, Ohio, when William Fambrough tried to participate in it last year. As the fragrance of this year’s political squabbles dissipates, consider his experience as the object of a city government’s harassments.
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George F. Will
Boulder Daily Camera
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