Who is Ali Cooper?

05/14/2014 12:05 PM

05/15/2014 8:40 AM

Re "Will city choose progress?" (Our Region, May 14): Recently, I was sitting in a candidate's night forum between Jay Schenirer and Ali Cooper, and I was thinking exactly what Marcos Breton chronicled, "Who is Ali Cooper and why does he think he is worthy of our votes for the City Council?"

Isn't a candidate supposed to accomplish something for the citizens of District 5 before asking them for their votes? Cooper's union backers care little for the problems of the district. They just want his vote on their wage and benefit hikes.

Schenirer has stood up to these interests and continues to pay the price for doing so. He is far and away the best choice for City Council District 5.

-- Michael Russell, Sacramento

Editor's Choice Videos

 

Join the Discussion

The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service