The Godzilla looming over Providence is Buddy (Vincent) Cianci. He wants another go and as the most recognizable and most media-ready he’s attractive to people with short memories and short attention-spans. (if you vaguely remember a ‘domestic situation’ the New York Daily News has the tabloid-worthy details) The Cianci years were good ones for his friends, not so much the rest of our city.
The challenge shown in this card is to put down the sticks after the primary, suspend internal strife and support the winner. We may end up with 3 Independent candidates. It could come down to single digits. Stay home on election day at your peril.