PETERS – Not a person in Kamloops could have defeated Ken Christian

THE CONCLUSION of Saturday’s mayoral election in Kamloops was as foregone as the conclusion to the movie Titanic.

Ken Christian was going to defeat William Turnbull, and it was not going to be particularly close.

That’s no disrespect to Turnbull, who seems like a sincere fellow with a heart for his community.

Kudos are his for putting his name down on the ballot for mayor.

But the other name on the ballot is a political machine in Kamloops; one that chews up and spits out opponents not unlike the grain harvesters of my homeland.

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James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.

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1 Comment on PETERS – Not a person in Kamloops could have defeated Ken Christian

  1. Wow ! This article is nothing more than unmitigated hero worship. Do you follow Christian around everywhere he goes, and kiss his butt also James ?

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