About three years ago, I got into the Nashville Mayor’s race. It would be a radical understatement to say that the result was not exactly what I had hoped.
Since that August 2007 election, with the exception of the Bells Bend/May Town Center and English Only issues, I have tried to withhold comment on the direction of our City or the decisions of its leaders. I did not want my comments seen as sour grapes or an attempt to re-litigate the 2007 election. The voters spoke. I lost.
Now that the 2011 election is upon us, candidates are announcing and I will be a voter in that election – not a candidate, I plan to end that deference. I won’t be second guessing what’s happened since 2007 but I will offer some personal comments about the direction of our City. I may have a challenge or two to throw down. Who knows. If you’re bored, interested, or whatever, look for more in the coming weeks.