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    Planner to politician?

    Can anyone recall any planners who've gone on to become politicians? Especially prominent politicians, like big-city mayors. And if not, why?

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    Quote Originally posted by richiefullerton
    Can anyone recall any planners who've gone on to become politicians? Especially prominent politicians, like big-city mayors. And if not, why?
    Planners have a conscious

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    I think by the time most people get up enough experience to become a "candidate" for a political position they are so sick of dealing with political BS that being a politician is not very appealing!!

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    I've been thinking about it, I'll have to wait till I return home though. They don't let yankees run for mayor down here.
    A guy once told me, "Do not have any attachments, do not have anything in your life you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you spot the heat around the corner."


    Neil McCauley (Robert DeNiro): Heat 1995

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    Mayor Thomas Menino of Boston has a degree (graduate, I believe) in planning from UMass.
    All these years the people said he’s actin’ like a kid.
    He did not know he could not fly, so he did.
    - - Guy Clark, "The Cape"

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