When Vince Gray defeated former mayor Adrian Fenty last fall, many were unsure about how the then-Chair’s style would play out. But one thing that we were pretty sure about is that Gray would likely be a little less prickly than his predecessor when it came to dealing with the media and the community. With his “One City” platform and a promise to hold weekly press conferences, Gray’s positioning as the approachable mayor certainly earned him a few extra votes.
So how’s that attitude serving for Gray so far? Well, not very well. It’s one thing for the city’s mayor to be publicly available -- it’s another thing for him to do it in a way that isn’t putting people to sleep.
[Continue reading Aaron Morrissey’s post at DCist.com.]