Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Today in Daniel Patterson's Delusions

Posted By on Tue, May 15, 2012 at 10:01 AM


First of all, if I've learned anything from this job, it's that most people generally don't care about the Legislature. Sure, there are flare-up moments when people get mad about one stupid bill or another, but in general, people just want to be able to pay their mortgage, afford food, whatever. Probably if people cared more about who represents them in Tucson, we'd probably have fewer weirdos and insane people in office, but as it stands, the subject isn't a high priority for a lot of citizens.

Second, no one thought Daniel Patterson was just killing it as a legislator. We covered his drama and eventual resignation rather extensively and I don't remember anyone really sticking up for the guy. Also, in general, I talk to a ton of local Democrats and by and large, people don't like him. Not just as a legislator, but as a person. During his ethics hearing, his colleagues seemed awfully happy to run the guy out of the building. If you can name three great things Patterson did in that gig, you'd be three ahead of what I know of.

So, sorry, Daniel Patterson. I just don't believe your former constituents are begging you to run again.

Tags: , ,

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

Today | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
PiYo Strength Class

PiYo Strength Class @ Floor Polish

Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

The Purple Rain Sing-A-Long

Time to bathe in the funky majesty of The Purple Rain Sing-A-Long and a collection of vintage… More

@ Loft Cinema Sat., Oct. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Let's Listen To That Awesome New Calexico Single (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Results-Based Funding: The Transition From Test Scores To School Grades (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Koch Brothers Infiltrate Pima County Schools With a High School Econ Course (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Laughing Stock: Odd as Ever; Ever Laughable (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Boris Blows Your Mind (and the Rest of Your Body) Away (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation