Originally Posted by Manmadeofsteel
here's the rest of the sentence, too...
"That former Mayor Modell resigned his post so quickly is seen as further proof that something untoward was going on at 127 Main Street."and the lack of charges and the peripatetic pace of the investigation and replacement election have spawned a school of thought inclined towards the conspiratorial."
Sorry for not having the complete sentence...
Seems like there are a lot of and's if that is the whole sentence.