Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

I found it quite disturbing to read about the elected officials who were arrested for alleged misconduct and bribery.

Senator Malcolm Smith allegedly engaged in a scheme with various Republicans, such as Councilmember Dan Halloran, to rig the mayoral race.

Halloran was thought to be trustworthy. What happened?

These men and women in state and city government have forgotten why they were elected — to serve and protect the people who put them in office. We need to elect those people that are dedicated to those principles and values that best serve the populace.

Too bad there are few politicians who think like that.

 

Frederick R. Bedell Jr.

Glen Oaks Village

 

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Popular Stories
Photo via Google Maps
Cantonese restaurant King Yum in Fresh Meadows is closing for good
Photo by Robert Stridiron
Cops continue searching for bandit who stole a fortune from a Flushing pharmacy
Photo: Day Donaldson/Flickr
These two sections of Queens will be sprayed Tuesday as city's war on Zika virus continues
Skip to toolbar