In maligning the Pleasanton and questioning the integrity of others on the council whose political campaigns might have been "tainted" by Walmart money, it seems that Sullivan doth protest too much. Could the unions that were well-represented at the meeting Monday have their own treasure chest of funds to reward those whose dissenting votes and procedural obstructions try to discourage Walmart from opening a Pleasanton grocery?
Our hats off to the other council members who saw through this ruse of requesting an investigation and not allowing the idea to even get to a vote. It's a shame that the final vote was delayed; the positives for the residents and the community as a whole far outweigh the small group of self-interested individuals, and one Councilmember.
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