That is one smart man.
"For the last 20 years, there's been a pervasive and persistent disinvestment in
government's ability to provide services. We're pitting cops against firefighters and libraries against after-school (programs). We've gone from 'no taxation without representation' to 'no taxation.' ... I don't even listen to AM radio any more. It makes my hair hurt." -- Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn, at a hearing on his 2009 budget, responding to a question from Ald. Nik Kovac on whether cutting funds for libraries and other quality-of-life services would ultimately lead to more work for police.
Friday, October 17, 2008
It Makes My Hair Hurt
As reported in the All Politics blog at JSOnline and in Tim Cuprisin's column in today's paper: