Don’t get me wrong — I think we need to put more money into our parks and the parks police, but decisions about how to allocate resources get made every day in government, and not every decision is the one I would make. There is no end to government programs that are worthy of more funding — but there is a decided unwillingness on the part of the tax-paying public to increase their taxes for all those worthy programs. You simply can’t say "Yes" to everything. This isn’t a whistleblower at work here; it’s simply a woman who didn’t like the management decisions being made — and she was part of management. She should have resigned, not gone public with her disagreement. She wasn’t simply, as the union rep declared, an "employee who deviated from the company line" — she was part of the company line.
R. Barry Crook
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