Telling it like it is
Last updated 7/11/2012 at Noon
About six years ago when the Beacon’s publisher, Paul Archipley, and myself were discussing me writing a monthly column as an elected official, I thought it was a good idea. The idea was to tell it like it is from the inside.
I think I’ve done a pretty good job at that and even though I’ve often found myself siding with the minority opinion on the council, I’ve also found that over the years I’ve been able to say, “I told you so” more than probably anybody I’ve served with.
Unfortunately, if you’re able to say, “I told you so,” it means you weren’t effective at con...