I was reminded of this joke when I read in the paper that the city solicitor was looking into a court cases about the words “electors” and “voters” in regard to the last elections. Whether it is right, whether it is fair the buck in Portsmouth stops with the City’s elected officials.
Portsmouth has come a long way from the days when you could imagine tumble weeds blowing down a deserted Chillicothe Street but there is certainly a long way to go. Instead of wasting resources on a rock that does not belong to them, holding multiple elections about the Marting Building and having the City Solicitor parsing the word voter and elector and trying to redefine the word, it would seem that the City’s leaders should concentrate on taking care of the citizens of Portsmouth.
In remodeling a couple years ago I came across a Portsmouth paper progress magazine from the ‘50s. It stated that if Portsmouth kept growing in the future as it was now it would surpass Cincinnati. The buck stops with the City administration. It might be nice if they remembered that.
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