It will come as no surprise that today the Oklahoman editorial board gave the proverbial "right hand of fellowship" to the establishment candidates for Oklahoma City Council - Meg Salyer and Patrick Ryan. Opponents of both candidates have the backing of the FOP and firefighter organizations so, by default, the Oklahoman and the chamber of commerce will not support them.
It's more of the same we've seen here in Central Oklahoma since I moved here in 1998.
If we want real change, we have to get out and vote. Lest we forget, Mayor Mick Cornett almost lost to a virtual unknown who spent barely $1,400.
Read the Oklahoman's not-so-surprising endorsement here.