Apparently some readers didn't understand that when I said city council members should lead their neighborhood watch groups I was appealing to the self-serving, political survivor in them.
I wasn't saying City Council members do it best.
I was saying City Council members who don't do the hard work of going out and knocking on doors and collecting contact info so they can organize neighborhood watch may very well find that somebody else will step and do it, become better known than the council member and unseat the council member in the next election.
I was saying that City Council members who allow someone else to do it do so at their political peril.
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