I have read with interest the comments and complaints about our elected officials, from local politicians to those who seem to be doing nothing in Washington D.C. except collect their pay. They seem to fall in the same category of representing the special interests who give generously to their campaigns instead of representing their constituents as a whole.
I read the comments of those who write letters to the editor concerning favoritism to developers and even the lack of interest concerning a dog, where one reader commented about county commissioners rolling their eyes to comments from those attending who speak of saving this dog like they were bored listening to the comments made on the dog's behalf. But they don't act that way when one of the developers speak.
This is no way for any elected official to act when listening to those who put them in office! But let's face it, most of the blame rests with the voters who keep voting by name recognition, party affiliation or some one-issue candidate who talks a good campaign but does very little when elected. Even worse are those who complain about politicians but don't bother to vote. The definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. It also defines those who keep voting for the same politician and expecting a different result in the way they represent you.
If you want a better result, go to the polls and vote wisely. Then maybe those politicians who roll their eyes will be doing it for a different reason when they watch their opponent win.
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William E. Moore