Headlines: "Ray Miller
gets GMC dealership.
Miller, who is the county democratic chairman for Cuyahoga County and is the former mayor of Cleveland, has just gotten a GMC truck dealership awarded to him.
Now, that doesn't mean anything in itself.
Let me see if there's anything else.
Front page: "Miller
employs councilman as truck salesman.
Later on, it says in the same article, "In July, Cleveland transportation system ordered 40 GMC buses.
I mean, this reporter is obviously trying to put together some connection here.
The press is suggesting that at least one influential politician had ties to GM
I also discover that Miller had been on the city council's transportation committee in 1946, when the decision was made to dismantle Cleveland's streetcars.
I show Black the news stories about former Cleveland mayor Ray Miller and his GMC dealership.
I also point out that while Miller
truck dealership within a month of GM
getting a bus contract, that was four years after the city council's decision about the streetcars.