And with few exceptions, those promises have fallen flat.
So why not offer a more modest pledge? Like, say, free Subway sandwiches, chips and pop.
That’s the platform of Mike Dugeon, a write-in candidate and barber who thought it would be funny to take on another write-in candidate, Mike Duggan. Since Dugeon’s candidacy was announced Thursday, his campaign Facebook page collected more than 3,300 “likes.”
Not bad. Now let’s get those cold-cut combos.
Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.