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Monday, June 20, 2016
Star-Adv Hits Caldwell ‘Abject Failure of Leadership’
By Rep Charles Djou @ 1:22 AM :: 7124 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Message to Supporters from Djou Campaign      June 19, 2016

In case you missed it, the reviews of incumbent Mayor Kirk Caldwell's handling of the City rail project are scathing.

  • In the Sunday paper the editorial board of the Honolulu Star Advertiser described Caldwell's actions as, "nothing less than abject failure of leadership."  The newspaper characterized Caldwell's decision-making as "political expediency" driven by his re-election campaign.
  • Political commentator Richard Borreca remarked the flip-flop double reversal by the mayor on rail shows "Caldwell isn't going into this race with sails filled with a strong wind,"   Borreca even quoted the Speaker of the House, Joe Souki, saying Caldwell's action "screws it up royally."
  • Writer Lee Cataluna, perhaps best summed up Caldwell's management of rail by calling it a "belly flop." Cataluna concludes that rail under Caldwell is "absolute proof that no one is in control of this crazy train."

Our community deserves better.  We deserve a leader we can trust.  We need Charles Djou.


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