PBPost: Martin workshop on ‘rules of procedure’ becomes lesson on ‘free speech’


From award–winning Palm Beach Post blogger, Sally Swartz:

Commissioner Anne Scott, a former judge who said she’s a “rule geek,” was enthusiastic about the proposal….

Anyone who has sat through hours of government meetings can sympathize with Scott’s wish to make long sessions more productive and efficient. But that’s just not the nature of democracy.

Democracy, like life, is messy.

Listening to the residents is part of an elected official’s job.

For the complete entry: http://opinionzone.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2015/06/14/martin-workshop-on-rules-of-procedure-becomes-lesson-on-free-speech/

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