To the Editor:
What worries me about the Oak Ridge City Council’s recent decision to allow Joseph Lee to continue on the building and zoning appeals board without any sort of reprimand or censure is that the Council in effect is condoning behavior which is not worthy of someone in public service and is actually abusive in nature.
Mr. Lee’s hurtful and contemptuous language in expressing his disappointment that the Council did not renew the red light camera contract the city had was uncalled for and shows a lack of understanding of the limits of adult behavior. His behavior was more like that of a school yard bully.
Anyone can use the tactics of a bully, but if they cannot police themselves, then others need to do it for them. [Read more...]