The commentary below has been updated from its original August 28, 2013 posting to Saturn’s Repository, as well as its August 30 posting to Independent Political Report. Excerpts from Saturn’s Repository’s May 17 post “‘America’s Councilman’ Leaves Office” have been included where appropriate.
With over 16 years of service as Minerva Village Councilman and Deputy Mayor, free speech advocate Phil Davison has more legislative experience than the man the nation elected as president in 2008. Despite his political history, Davison did not gain notice until delivering one of the most impassioned speeches in recent memory. Now, as he considers higher office, a new moniker combines his fame with his political qualifications. Meet Phil Davison, America’s Councilman. Continue reading