Government and politics usually come in two varieties: wishes and dreams, and reality. Reality is harder to deal with.
Candidates and officeholders like wishes and dreams. They sound good. They can appeal to more than one constituency. Rarely does anyone wonder about how something will be paid for.
Reality is now upon us now concerning several major transportation issues in Buffalo.
For those of you who have tired of politics (which is the majority of local residents considering the low voter turnout), it’s all over but the counting. For those who have been vaccinated against political boredom, there is a lot to digest from last week’s election results.
Here are some observations about what happened and what the consequences may be.