Pennsylvania Observer

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Monday, December 20, 2004

Who was the biggest Grinch of 2004?

Who was the biggest Grinch of 2004 in Pennsylvania? There are so any to choose from. Of course there are the perennial favorites, such as Little Ricky Santorum, or any Member of the GOP Congressional Caucus. But there are some dark horses as well. How about Berks County Commissioner Mark Scott, who claims that the poor are the reason for the county’s budget problems? His solution—tear down low income housing to force those people (Latinos mostly) to move somewhere else. There’s the leadership of both Chambers of the General Assembly, the Governor, Tom Ridge…

Let us know who your choices are. We’ll pick the top ten and post them in next week’s Observer. Then you’ll have a week to pick the winner. We’ll let you know in the January 2 issue. (It’s still Christmastime. Orthodox Christmas is January 5). Send us your picks and a brief reason for why we should choose them.


  • At 10:22 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Ed Rendell. Tax increases for the poor. Restricitng civil liberties. Welfare for Comcast. Giving our airwaves to Verizon. Why vote Republican when you've got Fast Eddie to do their work for them?

  • At 5:20 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Is Rendell a real Democrat? Didn't 75,000 Republicans switch so they could vote for him in the Democrat primary? I personally voted for Casey, but then again I'm a life-long Democrat.


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