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David Schuler

I don't seem to remember that the candidates who declined called it a "biased event". I'm pretty sure they called it an unequivocally biased event; no quotation marks needed. Just another example of GDN's distress over tomorrow's no-show forum.

amy kovach

All candidates should attend together to be heard for the community.

David Schuler

First, that sounds like a 'talking point". Second, i have respect for candidates who make difficult choices of where to go and when. Things might have been different if former Mayor Rosen, who when faced with a demand to attend a meeting with HUD in DC (which turned into an ambush), might have replied, "Sorry, we're recovering from a major hurricane down here. You want to talk, get on a plane". If they choose not to attend this forum, then it's up to each of them individually to get their message out and make their case to the voters that matter.

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