Who’s going to fault a state lawmaker for taking a break from the grueling job of doing whatever it is he does on the mainland for a few days at Wailea Beach?
Just one meeting a month—one for November and one for December—is too cavalier of a pace for a city that is, like all American cities, in the midst of a very serious financial and health catastrophe.
This year, voting seemed like an honest-to-God matter of life or death.
The news of the spray-painted messages took off on social media, with hundreds of people in Facebook groups and on Nextdoor offered (for free!) their opinions on the matter.
If a Biden/Harris administration offers Garcia a position, to be among those they bring aboard for a great team, would he turn it down?
Labor and police unions, Roger Stonesque campaign managers, chiefs of various staffs, families of candidates and, of course the candidates themselves—it’s hard to find anyone who’s been behaving civilly since the primaries.
The Fox campaign distanced itself from Charley, with a barrage of statements regarding Charley’s mental health, with such phrases as “highly confused, in a delusional state” and his “ever-accelerating hairbrained (sic) schemes.”
The new bridge will likely not be named for a person, which has turned out to be something plagued with problems in recent years, but rather its name will reflect its physical appearance or its role in the port.
For some, if “Governor Gruesome” says to be careful, doing the opposite must be the smartest and bravest course of action.
When we find out or reach the verdict that the honoree is no longer deserving of praise and emulation, the honor can and should be retracted. It’s not changing history, it’s clarifying it; it’s completing it.