Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Someone Take Carol To The Woodshed, Please

Not having been chastened by her dressing down by a City Council committee and the full Council, nor by reprimands in both the Commercial Appeal and the Memphis Flyer, District Five Councillor Carol Chumney plows ahead. The story, as reported by Action News 5:
A new brawl may be brewing at city hall, this time between council members over the issue of MLG&W candidates. Memphis City Councilwoman Carol Chumney invited all of the utility's presidential candidates to come to a town hall meeting she's hosting Saturday. But Councilman Tom Marshall asked her to withdraw those invitations. In a letter Marshall tells Chumney he fears she would "compromise the selection procedure," saying a hearing like this is "outside the council's due process of consideration.
What can we do about this woman? Her ham-handed efforts to preen and look like a leader are just digging her hole deeper and deeper. Is she tone deaf to the upset? Is she that blindly self-centered and ambitious? Is she such a slave to her "grind" (in the scholastic sense) that all she can do is follow an obviously failing game plan?

I can only hope she wakes up before it's too late.

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