Of course, that’s a play on Cubs Manager Joe Maddon’s 2016 “Try not to suck” motto, but it’s amazing how well it applies to local political candidates, too! Though it’s utterly unnecessary, it always amazes me how many of them go out of their way to suck!
So what’s the antidote to this far too common phenomenon? I’m glad you asked! Here are the ten best ways a local candidate can refrain from sucking: