Posts tagged ‘Jim Karlock’

April 21, 2011

La Center Mayor’s Sarcasm Towards Citizen

by lewwaters

I recall a time, long ago now, when elected officials were known for respectful correspondence with people, even with opposing views. Like I said, long ago. Increasingly, we see constituents and others who contact elected officials receiving disrespectful and sarcastic replies, especially where extending Light Rail into Clark County from Portland, Oregon is concerned.

It is well known now that residents in Clark County who were promised a vote on the project will not be getting one. We were lied to apparently.

It is also a concern of opponents of Light Rail that crime increases with Light Rail. That was the concern of Jim Karlock when he contacted La Center, Washington Mayor Jim Irish, sending the Mayor a link to the article Delta Employees Attacked On MARTA Train, addressing a violent attack against some employees of Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia recently.

The reply Jim received from Mayor Irish is as sarcastic and unbelievable as any I have seen from an elected official.

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