Goode Show?

Running a textbook campaign

His platform oratory is almost breathtakingly dull. "With fiscal stability, good management and an improved bond rating," promises W. Wilson Goode, 45, on the verge of becoming the city's first black mayor, "Philadelphia will be able to raise the level of public capital investment." Philadelphians may be yawning, but they are not turned off. Republican Candidate John Egan Jr., 40, ex-chairman of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, trails Goode's 42% in one poll by 19 points, while the independent contender, former City Controller Thomas Leonard, 37, has a mere...

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