True Blue wrote:All of these people give of their time and their lives to help their community. They all deserve thanks for engaging the system and trying to help make life here better in many ways.
They could be making more $$/having more fun doing other stuff, and this tends to be forgotten amid some of the inside baseball. I'm as guilty of that as anyone, as all the intrigue re: personalities can sometimes be so tempting.
So yeah, even the worst of the lot is at least engaged in their community, and I join you in giving props to all who stand for office.