My travels around Clackamas County have made one thing clear: our citizens want a change in how government behaves. They want to end discord now, and want decisions made that are in their best interests.
Consider this, though, common sense decision-making on behalf of the “citizens” is often different than when done on behalf of the “voters,” politicians often follow what appeals to the voters.
The misinformation circulated in past elections for Clackamas County races, in particular, was targeted to the voters, but loaded with rhetoric and distortions. So much so, that a May 2014 Pamplin Media article described my opposition’s efforts as a defamation campaign. Continue reading