Sean McCoy’s Greatest Fits

The latest flap with Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy and the Exec. Board voting at the recent Colorado Municipal League conference is nothing new to local political observers. McCoy lost control of decorum and the civic process from the day he took office in late 2007–and the fits just keep on coming.

UN-ElectMcCoy gladly presents a YouTube collection of Sean McCoy’s Greatest Fits, leading off with the infamous “lunatic fringe” speech…

YouTube – Sean McCoy targets “lunatic fringe”
January 31, 2008
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy scolds the “lunatic fringe” in Longmont who don’t pay homage to the People’s Republic of Boulder. (Council meeting; 1-29-08) Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2008/02/symbionic-smackdown.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy targets Firestone Mayor Simone
March 19, 2008
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy accuses Firestone Mayor Mike Simone of slander. (Council meeting; 3-18-08)Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2008/03/longmontfirestone-dustup-pt3.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy’s perceived “agitators and aggressors”
March 26, 2008
Paranoid Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy lauds police presence at the meeting to protect against supposed “agitators and aggressors.” (Council meeting 3-25-08) Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2008_03_01_archive.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy fears being taken out of context?
April 02, 2008
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy claims people are being cute and taking him out of context when reproducing his on-the-record public rants. (Council meeting; 4-1-08)

YouTube – Sean McCoy cheapshots LifeBridge
May 28, 2008
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy makes snide inferences and exaggerations toward the LifeBridge Christian Church previous annexation process into the city. (Council meeting; 5-27-08)Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2008/05/city-council-cheap-shots.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy shows anti-growth agenda
July 09, 2008
City Council member Sean McCoy overreacts with anti-development extremism to a simple IGA for potential access points providing better traffic flow along the CO Hwy 119 corridor into Longmont. (Council meeting; 7-8-08) Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2008/07/let-confusion-reign.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy charges “phony patriotism”
July 15, 2008
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy makes slanderous remarks toward the Vote! Longmont booth presence at the city’s Rhythm on the River event. (Council meeting; 7-15-08) Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2008/07/phony-patriotism.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy disses Centerra development
January 28, 2009
No-growth Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy decries neighboring Larimer County and the city of Loveland’s use of urban renewal tools to achieve its dynamic and successful Centerra development
along I-25. McCoy labeled the process “loose and fast play.” (Council meeting; 1-27-09)

YouTube – Sean McCoy: Obama worshiper
January 28, 2009
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy makes sappy praise and a bumbling reading on the evening of Barack Obama’s inauguration. (Council meeting; 1-20-09)

YouTube – Sean McCoy bungles agenda reading
February 26, 2009
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy stumbles through a consent agenda motion in his typical bumbling style. (Council meeting; 2-24-09)

YouTube – Sean McCoy explains sucking methane gas
April 1, 2009
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy muddles thru what he learned at recent NLC Conference regarding green initiatives, saying “one of the members of a community close to Portland is sucking methane gas” and “they suck enough methane gas off (from garbage dump) to run a city of 75,000.” (Council meeting; 3-31-09)

YouTube – Sean McCoy gripes about noisy minority
May 13, 2009
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy once again bellyaches saying those who criticize are a “noisy minority” using the local newspaper as a “stick to beat council with on a regular basis.” (Council meeting; 5-12-09)

YouTube – Sean McCoy rails against Gabe Santos
May 13, 2009
Worked up Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy denounces fellow councilmember Gabe Santos for his supposed rhetoric and negativity. (Council meeting; 5-12-09)

YouTube – Sean McCoy sinks to a new low
August 18, 2009
Longmont City Council member Sean McCoy re-targets the “lunatic fringe” in Longmont with another round of juvenile name-calling and public insults toward those who raise legitimate concerns about public policy done in secret at council executive sessions. (Council meeting; 8-18-09) Ref: http://longmontadvocate.blogspot.com/2009/08/more-insults-from-longmont-city.html

YouTube – Sean McCoy slanders “radical negative bloggers”
September 1, 2009
Longmont City Council member crosses the line into slander by absurdly accusing “fringe groups like LIFT and websites like Wrongmont and Longmont Advocate” of costing the city millions of dollars in lost real estate and business revenue. (Council meeting; 9-1-09)

About Chris Rodriguez

Chris is the editor/publisher of LightningRod Blog - as well as founder/editor of Wrongmont, Longmont Advocate, Vote!Longmont, Longmont Politics, the LightningRod Radio Network, as well as being the original Longmont Examiner. Chris is a writer and talker - whether it be blogs, podcasts, music, or public speaking. When he's not heard on Air Traffic radio, he can be heard on his podcasts or seen in the local paper causing trouble.
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