Clearwater city council candidate gets ringing endorsement from a Scientology front - 2018-01-26
One of our tipsters forwarded to us an email put out by Pat Clouden of the Concerned Businessmen's Association of Tampa Bay, which is a ringing endorsement for candidate John Funk in the upcoming March 13 election for Clearwater city council members.
"There is one guy running who we really like. We've met him and he is a like-minded fellow who would be awesome for Clearwater City Council Seat 5. His name is John Funk," the email says.
Well, that's nice, but Mr. Funk is apparently a bit of a longshot. As Tampa Bay Times reporter Tracey McManus explained last week, he's a political newcomer who is trying to unseat a popular incumbent, Hoyt Hamilton, and he has some dodgy things on his record.