Bill Mason’s plot to ruin the Metroparks

If Mason has his way, say goodbye to the Metroparks
In case you missed it, the Plain Dealer’s Brent Larkin wrote a superb column in Sunday’s paper illuminating the twisted way in which judges are elected in Cuyahoga County. At issue is Municipal Judge Kathleen Keough’s candidacy for a seat on the county Probate Court. It may seem like an inconsequential post, but the court controls the Metroparks, arguably the only gem in a county government anchored by corruption and incompetence. Writes Larkin:
Cuyahoga County voters have every right to worry that the retirement of Probate Judge John Donnelly will open the door to Democratic Party meddling with the Metroparks -- meddling that turns a treasured asset into another two-bit patronage pit…

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