Ladies and gentlemen: Introducing first, lobbying out of the blue corner, wearing a blue collar with a red face. Economic benefits boasted: 450 Maine jobs. Twenty-nine supporters listed on their cause's Web site, including fromer Westbrook City Councilor Ron Usher and current State Representative Ann Peoples. They enter the Interwebs this week as the challenger, vowing to overturn the City of Westbrook's recent decisions against its economic interests. From the Granite State of New Hampshire, Pike "Don't Call Me Duuuusty" Industries!
And their opponent, fighting out of the white corner, wearing a white collar with a red face. Economic benefits boasted: 1,500 Maine jobs. Thirty-nine supporters listed on their cause's Web site, including ten neighboring businesses. Their vow: To keep the decisions determined by the Paper City's solons final. From Westbrook, Maine, Idexx "The Biotech Powerhouuuse" Laboratories!
Let's get ready to ruuuuuuuuumble!
- John C.L. Morgan
P.S. In my defense, it is very difficult to put this into words.
P.P.S. Per usual, the full disclosure that my wife works for Idexx.
Related: Pike: We've Sued Westbrook (March 2, 2009)