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Schorsched earth

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From Wayne Garcia: Maybe it is a sign of the tolerant times that a high-profile campaign volunteer for a St. Petersburg mayoral candidate can get away with calling the hometown daily “a cunt of a newspaper,” or maybe it is a comment on the state of the news media. Either way, consultant Peter Schorsch appears to have gotten away with it, while at the same time declaring that he will no longer post comments on the St. Petersburg Times Bay…

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POWW ramps up signature drive

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Preserve Our Wallets and Waterfronts, or POWW, has amped up its campaign to change the city charter and give voters more rights over future stadium construction. – The political action committee hired Peter Schorsch, a political consultant who led an unsuccessful campaign to replace Albert Whitted Municipal Airport with a waterfront park in 2003, to collect signatures. BUT LET’S NOT FORGET THAT WAS THE FIRST TIME A REFERENDUM QUESTION WAS PUT ON THE BALLOT VIA PETITION. I’D LOVE TO SEE…

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