Mom and Pop Speak Out
An Indecipherable Lipsky Leaning
Can't say we know exactly which way the bodega-meister, Richard Lipsky, will lean in the term limits battle, but nonetheless thought we'd share the views expressed on his blog this past summer.
A lengthened council term where, undoubtedly a speaker would be in power for a longer period of time, would allow the body to provide a better check on mayoral power. It would, at the same time, rein in some of the St. Vitas Dance that many members now exude in their incessant nervous pursuit of other political opportunities. It would give council members enough time to become serious lawmakers and build a political resume.
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