Thursday, September 27, 2007
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
"For the public to think their voice is going to be heard in that
appointment process — it wasn’t going to happen,” (County Commissioner Phil)
Guthe testified. “... As unsavory as that is, that’s just the way it was.”
I'm paraphrasing and expanding a bit on what he said, but his thought was that lobbying and debating is an integral part of the process, but a part that works best when the commissioners feel they could speak completely candidly, without excessive public scrutiny.
-- Eaststate blogger Rich Hailey (Shots Across the Bow), on his conversation
with Knox County Commissioner Greg "Lumpy" Lambert regarding the News-Sentinel's Sunshine lawsuit trial.
Addendum, Thursday AM: Blogger Sean Braisted responds on both topics; Mike Byrd at The Enclave sounds off on limitations to Channel 2's political blog.