A few weeks ago, Nik asked me if he could refer to me as one of his
heroes in his campaign literature. I was honored by the request. I
have seen the brochure in which Nik uses my name and picure. I
East Side Alderman Michael D’Amato surprised many observers by deciding not to run for re-election to the Milwaukee Common Council, despite a war chest of about $150,000 and a close relationship with influential developers in the district.