The Gunderson Side Step

John Gunderson is a Modesto City Councilman who is probably best remembered for trying to keep two paying Elected jobs at the same time. He is also a great example of a politicians who can “Do a Little Side Step.”

After proudly announcing that he would personally be in a classroom at the Stanislaus Military Academy, he announced twenty-four hours later that he had “distanced myself” from the school after a front page story outlining the allegations of misconduct in the very classroom of which he was so proud of teaching. 


Gunderson is also one of the most ardent supporters of the Magical Measure X, going so far as to assure us that if it doesn’t pass (comment section), Modesto will “end up like Stockton.” Presumably because he – as a City Councilman – will make sure that spending is not controlled and results in a bankruptcy.

About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren with another on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week, and his other podcast, Constitution Thursday, on Thursdays. He also writes for several other blogs and plays a lot of games with his son.

Posted on October 20, 2013, in City Council, Modesto, News & Notes and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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