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Coun. Mennie target of schoolyard bullies

So, two-time elected Coun. Ryan Mennie is Campbell River’s newest piñata. He’s the brunt of media ridicule, social media lynching and a petition to oust him from completing his term.

Fact is, I’ve never met the man nor voted in his favour and it’s doubtful he would garner my X had he run in the next election. I do, however, remember and respect his years of volunteerism and and community public service.

His crime? Accepting a job in another community so he can provide more for his family and maintaining his desire to complete the remaining months of his elected term.

Where’s my stick?

Political hopefuls and the usual posse would have you believe that they are protecting we, the taxpayers. Nonsense.  All I see is a few schoolyard bullies picking on someone because it’s become politically-convenient and asking us to join in. I’ll pass.

Disappointed but not surprised,

Murray Callaghan

Campbell River

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