"We’ve been hearing about Mayor Gregor Robertson’s lofty promises for a year. End homelessness by the year 2015? Affordable housing? Improved transit?
This is not the man I’d want in charge in the event of an emergency, nor for that matter does he have the track record to suggest he is capable of meaningful action on those chronic issues plaguing our city.
Adding this role is better than doing nothing, but the appointment certainly highlights how ineffective municipal governments can be in addressing these challenges."