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Elected Mayor (aka Robocop) against Elected Mayors

The link is from a story where Ray Mallon explains he has concerns about the elected mayor system basically because it doesn't have checks and balances and depends too much on the person elected.

"But I am not going to abuse my power. I am not going to abuse my authority or do anything I should not. If you get a mayor who was power-mad, he could bring a town down or a city, so you can see I am not completely sold on the elected mayor idea. It works here because I like to think I am sane - though people who usually say that aren't. It works fine here but it is unique."

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