Paul Simon’s proposal to take over yet another piece of city property was amazingly well received by the Augusta Commission, which seemed to be more than happy to play the Devil You Know and put that damn golf course behind them.
It was certainly strange to see committed adversaries like Bill Lockett and Alvin Mason singing Simon’s praises. So much that it turned attention away from Corey Johnson, whose decision several weeks ago to slow the decision process down in favor of waiting for the new recreation director to have a say pretty much left the Virginia Beach folks without a project.
Apparently, Simon’s deal for the Patch was so good, it didn’t need that approval, because Johnson seemed more than happy to keep the new guy out of the loop.
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