What do you think of Politicians who say they are ‘Positive’

My first interpretation is usually they are trying to paint their opponent(s) as being negative. Jensen has the following ad up on the internet;

I often tell people I try to steer away from labeling individual candidates as positive or negative. There are going to be tough decisions that are made, sometimes those decisions and that process can become pretty negative, but it has to be done. I judge a politician on whether they are truthful and transparent. I believe open government and decisions made in the public are very ‘positive’ even if it doesn’t appear that way, and having closed door meetings and coming out later and saying everything his peachy keen is kind of negative because they are probably hiding something from the public.

Has councilor Stehly ruffled feathers? (who BTW hasn’t announced yet) Sure, but she was instrumental in getting the administration moving on things, even if she hasn’t passed any legislation. Sometimes that very public pressure that may look messy, can have positive results.

As for the word ‘Proven’ I think that is even more overused then ‘Positive’. Jensen’s short stint in the legislature produced few results except voting down the party line. All that proves is that he is a rubber stamper, and we don’t need any more of those on the council.

I’ll say it again, I have nothing personal against Alex, but unless he starts to come out with some policy ideas for the city, he could spend a MILLION dollars and still not beat Stehly.



3 comments ↓

#1 "Very Stable Genius" on 11.03.19 at 4:03 pm

“Positive” for this crowd means referring to the Bunker Ramp as a “Someday project.”

#2 tdenny In The Shadows on 11.04.19 at 9:42 am

‘Proven’

Bought and Paid For By First Premier/Dana Dkyhouse and tdennysanford.

#3 Jimmy Doxx on 11.04.19 at 3:11 pm

Another rubber stamp for the elite to create projects that line their pockets through their businesses at the expense of the taxpayers. Such fine, upstanding Christians.

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