This is interesting: there are a number of the Mayor’s colleagues on the right who think that the Republican military vet who upset Bart Peterson back in 2007 has left the fold. Ballard’s big on bike commuting, has a profound distaste for fossil fuels imported from countries that don’t like ‘Murica much and OK’d domestic partner benefits for city workers. But if one thinks about it, stopping the “brain drain” and saving a bit of energy are … well, what’s the root of the word “conservative,” anyway?
2nd: Former Ind. Gov. Mitch Daniels
3rd: Radio personality, pundit and columnist Abdul Hakim-Shabazz