Weirdos and Heroes in local Washington State Government
By Glen Morgan
In this first video in what I expect to become an ongoing series, we feature a few of the many weirdos who have achieved positions of power in local government. We also feature a local hero who has made a real difference in his community as well.
All types of people manage to get elected to local government. Some of them are great. Some of them are bad. Some of them are mediocre. And some of them are just weirdos.
OUR CONSTITUTION BEGINS WITH THE PHRASE “WE THE PEOPLE.” IT WAS THE FOUNDERS’ INTENT THAT GOVERNMENT BE CREATED BY THE PEOPLE, TO SERVE THE PEOPLE. IT WASN’T THEIR INTENTION FOR THE PEOPLE TO SERVE THE GOVERNMENT. IT WAS ALWAYS INTENDED THAT GOVERNMENT WHICH FAILED TO SERVE THE PEOPLE SHOULD BE “ALTERED OR ABOLISHED.” UNTIL WE RETURN TO THE FOUNDER’S INTENT, WE REMAIN WE THE GOVERNED…
Background articles and links:
Cowlitz County Commissioner Arn Mortensen official website (please note, I misspelled his name in the video as “Mortenson”)
Published with Permission of wethegoverned.com