Tag: bullying

When Your Political Boss is a Bully

On February 9, 2008, I was a day away from turning 29 years-old. I found myself having driven just over three hours south on that Saturday to Norfolk, Virginia, and sitting on a bench in Town Point Park, staring blankly for hours into the Elizabeth River. My grandfather had been stationed in Norfolk during his

Utopian Legislature and Other Unicorns

Last Friday Representative John Pezold (HD-133) had an interesting op-ed in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer essentially comparing  the operations of the Georgia Legislature to schoolyard bullies. And while anyone who has witnessed the 40 days sessions would probably admit there is some correlation between school children and legislators, his basic premise seems a bit naïve. Which