I was disappointed by the candidates’ forum, 10 aspirants (2 incumbents) moderated by two from the Weekly over Zoom.
I was imagining the Last Supper, 10 disciples of Jesus deliberating over how to most effectively pray to Yahweh for two thousand twenty years of an absence of floods, plagues and pestilence.
Or , the Kurosawa movie about a humble village hiring seven samurai to ward off the brigands.
Read George Packer, “The Unwinding”.
Over the next five weeks keep seeking info to help sort these 10. Vote for your best four.
There are commissions open. Apply. Ring the doorbells of electeds to complain if they don’t give your interest due consideration.
Push for publicly funded campaigns with twenty candidates in 2022, ranked choice and districting.
Keep your mask on.
Keep on rockin’ in the free world.
And1: my computer trailed off during the final minutes, so I missed 9 of the closing statements. I liked when Jocelyn subtly by her tone called out Greg Tanaka for gorging on special interest funding.