Monday, November 23, 2009
Political Dodgeball: Councilman Vreeland Practices the 5 Ds . . .
Patches O'Houlihan should have been a political adviser in Pacifica. Fix Pacifica city council spy Toad Shoutinger reports that Councilman Jim Vreeland was recused from tonight's closed session hearing about the fines at the sewer plant because, according to our city attorney, he "works for the government." (I assume besides his City Council job). Hmmmm, so when he travels down to San Luis Obispo to shill for a private enterprise applying for a Coastal Commission permit for a biodiesel plant, for whom does he work then? According to his testimony before the Coastal Commission, he informed them he was the "Mayor of Pacifica" (and not an employee of the EPA) at least 3 times.
Councilman Vreeland has a notorious history of being absent from controversial votes, but for tonight's performance he has truly practiced the 5 Ds of Political Dodgeball: Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive . . . and Dodge.