Election ’07: A different perspective on Larry, and everybody else

10.5.2007 by André Natta · → 6 Comments

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Kyle Whitmire over at Birmingham Weekly has written an extensive article about Larry Langford in this week’s edition. The piece takes a look primarily at his political career, with extensive focus on VisionLand (now Alabama Adventure) and recent personal problems.

It’s definitely an interesting time to run this piece, especially considering that the next Weekly will not hit the streets until after we’ve either determined a clear winner or at least know who’s got two more weeks of campaigning ahead of them in this year’s race to the mayor’s office.

This is of course not including the outrage over a political cartoon published in The Birmingham News Tuesday that has been viewed as an attack on both Langford and Kincaid, the last minute entries into the mayoral commercial campaign by Kincaid and Bell, the pronouncement about race being a major issue in the election or the interesting response given by Cooper about Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin endorsing the incumbent and holding a fundraiser for him on Wednesday morning.

Business is definitely about to pick up…

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