"Commissioner Henri Brooks racial tourette syndrome, combined with Juvenile Court Judge Curtis Persons officious predilection, have resulted in a deterioration of simple manners that has been uninterrupted by anyone on the commission calling for a more collegial environment for reasoned decisions.
"It's inescapable to watch this display without reaching the conclusion that Judge Person spent too long in Nashville as a state senator. It is in that cloistered world that senators develop an unusual degree of self-importance, an imperial (if not imperious) attitude and an air of infallibility, surrounded as they are by eager aides intent on agreeing with their every utterance and satisfying their every need."
Read the rest of Smart City's take on some dumb political moves. And see our own editorial on the same subject (and with a similar tack).