We don’t know if he is a tenor or if he can even sing, but we won’t have Mike Murphy to kick around any more. He has returned all his campaign contributions and offers this “swan song:”
“For personal reasons (all very good ones fortunately), I have made the decision to
drop-out of the Boise Mayoral Race.
I truly hope that my brief participation in the Democratic Process has had a
positive, stimulating effect on the public discourse and brought to the fore’
overlooked and neglected issues.
And it is with no small degree of satisfaction that I witness some of the issues
raised by my candidacy being co-opted by our career politicos (Yeah, sure… Just a
I wish each and every one of you the absolute very best in all things, and thank you
for the wonderful learning experience this has been for me.
In parting I would like to thank the vast majority of our Police Officers, Emergency
Personnel, and City Workers for their dedication to the people of Boise, and hope
the voters will elect bosses worthy of their efforts, this November.
Mike Murphy, Regular Guy ;)”
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