Essential Pittsburgh
12:18 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

The Overshadowing Presence of Mayor Ravenstahl

Is Mayor Ravenstahl really Captain Distraction?
Is Mayor Ravenstahl really Captain Distraction?
Credit Noah Brode / WESA

In his latest column, Pittsburgh Tribune columnist Eric Heyl gives Mayor Ravenstahl the moniker Captain Distraction, referring to his overshadowing presence in this year's Democratic mayoral primary. On this day before the election we'll discuss how the mayor's travails continue to hold public fascination.