FMG1978 t1_jcagv9h wrote

Question from student: Yes or no, will you build us a new school because ours is crumbling?

Answer from all 9 candidates: Yes!

Next line in the article: The mayor does not have the power to close schools or fix how state funding is distributed but does choose school board members and can advocate in Harrisburg.

And the machine churns on.


FMG1978 t1_jacmcqv wrote

"Tacking on labels is not going to ... help you understand a political candidate,” Gym said. “Understanding who they are and what they have done based on their actual track record on taking on big problems is what actually does".

-Helen Gym on being labeled a Progressive.

Oh, the irony. This coming from a woman who's entire political philosophy is rooted in dividing everyone into groups based on race, gender & sexual preference.