supporters, which illustrates that even as he was trying to win office
in order to serve the greater good, so he is committed to running in a
way so as to serve the greater good:
"As you may know, even though I lost the race by 122 absentee votes,
there is an outstanding issue of voter fraud. I do not know that it
will have any impact on the outcome of my election, but I feel
obligated to deal with it rather than leave it out there to harm
future candidates and possibly subvert the will of our voters."
That's how political corruption is in a culture like Philadelphia's:
we'll live with a little grease, but if starts getting too slimy, we
speak up. 2007 was a great year for speaking up; it's just too bad
not quite enough voters spoke up for David.