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Sunday, August 19, 2007

Eddie Perez controversy tops the Sunday local talk shows

Hartford's Mayor Eddie Perez has been taking a well-deserved beating in the press this week over his his boneheaded decision to hire a Hartford contractor, who did millions of dollars of city work, to renovate portions of his house.

Of all the shows, Beyond the Headlines really outlined the stupidity behind the latest of Perez's stumbles with Hartford Courant Kevin Rennie firing the biggest shots.
“Eddie Perez is a nasty guy and he’s made a lot of enemies in Hartford, and I think there’s probably glee at this, and it’s going to follow him for the rest of his political career, which is probably–which is likely to be very short.”

I'll let the video speak for itself.