You see, When folks wanted to do business with the city, it was his job to help them accomplish whatever end they were seeking. There was nothing wrong with him accepting
Also, the mayor has put forth as part of his defense that he was troubled to hear that some of his campaign aides might have been making promises to donors that may not have been legal! Who would have though Mike Fleck and the near dozen other folks indicted and taking plea deals would have done something like that?!
But really, the Mayor would just like everyone possible to believe that his indictment for corruption in office is really only a big misunderstanding of how "Constituent services" is supposed to work.
The thing is, most reasonable, educated folks get what the mayor doesn't. The Mayor acted like "constituent Services" are something his Constituent's and others are supposed to do FOR HIM. In Mayor Ed's mind, all potential
It is actually very simple, Ed Pawlowski is nothing more than another self serving, arrogant elected official who used their office for personal gain. He got caught, and now he has to face the consequences of those selfish acts. The mayor was not helping anyone out of the goodness of his heart. The FBI tapes put in evidence with the indictments clearly show he directed his staff on how to get campaign donations, and he directed city employees to award contracts based on who