Before a televised debate against Ann Arbor mayor John Hieftje on Oct. 14, the Libertarian mayoral candidate compared himself to a certain infamous vice-presidential nominee — “I feel like Sarah Palin,” he said.

In a taping that was broadcast live from CTN studios on Tuesday night, John Hieftje and Eric Plourde, the two candidates for mayor of the city of Ann Arbor in November’s general election, answered questions posed by the League of Women Voters. In the studio audience were a colleague of Plourde’s, a Michigan Daily reporter, a photog, and The Chronicle.

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