I am pretty sure Ed was the best mayor Granite City had in many of our lifetimes, in his first two terms....and some things started in the Selph administration came to fruition while Ed was in office.
Rainbow Warrior, if that is correct, Granite never had a chance to succeed.
I think Granite City was fortunate to have both and that they were willing to serve in that role.
They sure did take advantage of the situation. There is no doubt about that.