The next level -- Bob Buckhorn's goal for Tampa, and himself
TAMPA — For Bob Buckhorn, being the smallest player on his high school and college lacrosse teams was good preparation for a career in politics.
"It was a lot of high sticks and low blows," says Buckhorn, one of five people on the March 1 ballot for mayor of Tampa.
Thirty years later, Buckhorn again is on the offensive, usually against the presumed frontrunner, former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco. Buckhorn frames the race as a choice between the past and the future, as in, "the stories of the past are not strategies for the future"
To read the rest of this story -- the second in a series of profiles of the candidates for mayor of Tampa -- see www.tampabay.com/news/politics/the-next-level-mdash-bob-buckhorns-goal-for-tampa-and-himself/1150968