Saturday, May 14, 2016

From the Palm Beach Post editorial board—Opening up endless future possibilities. . . "on the other hand"

"Give me a one-handed economist!  All my economists say, On the one hand. . . on the other."
Quote by Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States

Here's the latest from the stalwart Post editorial board today (5/14):

     "Two weeks ago in this space, we urged a spirit of compromise [emphasis added] that would enable the Wawa to operate without degrading the quality of life for the neighbors.
     But we have come to learn more about the neighborhood. And the more we learn, the more we can see that it’s an area deserving of special protections."

Just think of the possibilities now. The editor(s) at the Post can come out now in full support of Sheriff Bradshaw and PBSO. They can support sending water south from Lake Okeechobee, change their mind, and then change their mind again! Or, how about the penny sales tax? They can now say it was wrong to take the money for cultural activities off the November ballot. Western sprawl? Great idea!

Or consider this: What if an elected body, let's say the current majority on the Lake Worth City Commission, for example, does some things the editors don't agree with. Now they can change their minds. And it's OK now.
Remember this next time elected's have to make hard decisions. . . and they get roundly criticized by the Post editor(s) from the comfort of their armchairs. On the other hand. . .

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