"Given the politically driven opposition to my appointment I feel it is in the best interest of the city to allow you to go in a different direction,"
Hey Mike, this isn't about politics...it's about you and the mayor GOING BACK ON YOUR WORD!
Lets go back to the editorials.
Here's a copy of the 12.29.09 editorial that calls Boughton and McLachlan out on going back on their word.
Here's a rebuttal editorial to Boughton's bitter response to Connelly's 12.29.09 piece (you know, the posting that ignores the central piece in the News-Times' editorial...that the he and McLachaln went back on their work).
But of course McLachlan blames the whole matter on partisan politics...although a BI-PARTISAN ad-hoc committee overwhelmingly approved his appointment.
Oh...if I had the time to do a full post on McLachlan's excuse for stepping down...I'll have to come back to it later. Until then, enjoy the letter.