Money For Anderson Recall Mailing Would Have Been Better Spent At Community Kitchen - And Response

Friday, March 21, 2014

I don't know much about Charlie Wysong, except that he doesn't live in District 7 but seems to want to speak for everyone that does. Perhaps he could better utilize his talents by moving there and running for the District 7 seat. I live in District 1 and much prefer thinking for myself, but that's just me.  

I do believe the $3,200 he recently raised for his mass mailing would do a lot more good as a donation to the Community Kitchen. I'm sure Charlie Hughes or Elisa Wilson would agree. 

Herb Montgomery

Chattanooga

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Mr. Montgomery, I received the recall petition in the mail today and all I have to say is I am both saddened and embarrassed by it.

I can't decide if I should just toss it or frame it as a keepsake and reminder. One thing's for sure, however, I most certainly won't be signing it and mailing it in, and I won't be going door to door to asking anyone else to sign it either.

Brenda Manghane-washington


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