MULTNOMAH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: TALK TO THE HAND
Chair Wars: 3 vs. 1, and little gets done
The Oregonian is reporting that our Multnomah County Commissioners are barely speaking to each other, and I couldn’t be more relieved. Sure, it’s aggravating watching well-paid politicians putting their own petty dramas ahead of doing their jobs, but what do you expect from this group? It's always been about them, whether they're inserting themselves into a national story like gay marriage, or just grandstanding here at home. Their sudden leap into the gay marriage spotlight - followed by Diane Linn's ass-covering apology - is apparently what led to the Big Chill, but who really cares? Clearly they did more harm than good. In fact, I’m surprised they didn’t get a thank-you card from Karl Rove when Election 2004 was over. I believe if they’re barely speaking to each other now, they won’t be able to screw up as much. So pout on, you little princesses. Don’t bother trying to explain. Just talk to the hand.