Letters to the Editor

Letter: Election appeal

This newspaper recently reported an appeal of the municipal election was based on a brand-new policy — a policy nonexistent at the time of the election and two hours old when the appeal was filed.

Do I have this right? Who in their right mind believes it is ethically appropriate to appeal an election decision based on a policy that did not exist at the time of the election? Did they really think they could get away with such a shenanigan?

I suggest the actors and their like-minded supporters who believe this is appropriate conduct return to kindergarten and learn how to follow basic principles of fair play. Then they should enroll in and complete a middle school civics class. With this training, they may be able to avoid such shameful conduct in the future.

— Elliott T. Dennis


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