Richard Ford, San Clemente
Yet again I read about Bob Baker No. 1 accusing Bob Baker No. 0 of bad faith. I must be the only one who notices how much time he spends on this. Why doesn’t he give us a reason to vote for him? Well it occurs to me how little he has done.
Honestly, from what I’ve seen Bob Baker No. 1 has voted no on some important improvements. He has voted no on bathrooms at Courtney’s Sandcastle, no on the Sports Wall of Fame, no on the Carnival, no on the Farmer’s Market and Safe Routes to School. He did vote yes on smoking in public parks.
What has Bob Baker done? I can’t think of a project or policy that he introduced, worked on and brought to fruition. Our other Council members have championed causes like traffic reduction and bicycle improvements (Lori Donchak), improved public safety (Jim Dahl), and local business district committees (Jim Evert). These Council members have made a positive difference in San Clemente.
In contrast, what has Bob Baker done? Small wonder his campaign is all about ones and zeroes. After four years that’s all he has to show us.