Cam Guthrie: ‘I’m tired of fake’

The mayor is focused on hope.

Mayor Cam Guthrie wants society to be better.

“Too often we’re so fake,” he said in a tweet Friday morning.

“I’m tired of fake.”

He explained that “there’s something I can’t shake lately, [and] that’s the word “HOPE”.

“I’m hopeful for positive [and] lasting change. Not just in government, or businesses or institutions. But in our relationships with each other.”

His words to the city comes ahead of a planned protest scheduled for Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

George Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer pinned his neck under the policeman’s knee for nearly nine minutes in Minneapolis on May 25, triggering anti-racism demonstrations across the U.S. and the world.