Editorial: Dousing Measure R sends strong message | November 5, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Spectrum - November 5, 2010

Editorial: Dousing Measure R sends strong message

Firefighters' union leadership made a strategic gamble with Measure R, but Palo Alto voters saw through it — as should firefighters

The astounding 3-to-1 defeat of the Palo Alto firefighters' union-backed Measure R should send a strong message to the union local's rank-and-file members that voters are fed up with scare tactics and exaggerations such as those practiced by the current leadership of the local.

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