CORNWALL Ontario – David Murphy, the Cornwall City Councilor with the smooth voice and no substance has leaked at Lift Off that his bud, gifted musician Graham Greer, (The Wedgie King of Cornwall!) is about to throw his guitar pick into the ring and take a run for council in the 2014 election.
Mr. Greer, the beneficiary of his second patronage appointment (first at the Agape while his wife was operations manager) where he is/was the marketing guy for the city funded Aultsville Theatre.
Awhile ago I had a chat with Mr. Greer. I was paying him a sales call at Aultsville Theatre, and after he belabored and ballyhoed about stories on CFN I asked him if he had an actual business reason for Aultsville to not advertise or do business with the largest media outlet in Cornwall with the best value and options for advertising and marketing?
That stopped him cold and he agreed to a meeting but called back minutes later to say if I had any offers to the theatre that the board said I had to email it in.
Of course the lead board member was the very special Cornwall City Councilor Denis Thibault.
Mr. Greer, if he goes through with his offering to public service, would be what we call around here, a “Bobble head” candidate.
Other bobble heads currently nominated include; well far too many of them, although a double special Bobble would go to Guy St. Jean. And of course Alyssa Blais who worked with Mrs. Greer at Agape has announced she’s running, but has yet to file her papers. Her hubby John Earle just lost his first attempt at elected patronage leading the local Liberals to a dismal second, barely ahead of Elaine MacDonald and her NDP in the provincial election.
Graham’s wife, the pigeon toed Lori, has been promoted within the ranks of Cornwall patronage from the Agape, and now is the head of the local United Way affiliate.
You have to love Small Town politics.
Btw, Mrs. Greer, generally if you’re going to dine in a window spot of a restaurant and sneer at people; you probably should wait until they’ve walked by and are out of camera shot.
So Cornwall would you vote for Mr. Greer? You can post your comments below.
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