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Gregor Robertson has been one of Vancouver's most popular mayors and a month ago, he was said to be unbeatable. Then came the riots and NPA's City Caucus blog jumped all over it, attempting to pin the blame on the mayor by calling the incident "Robertson's Riots." That same ardently anti-Vision blogger is running for City Council, and the NPA's mayoral candidate Suzanne Anton has said she'd rather go down in flames than endure another city council as the lone opposition member.
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