Opinion  D.C. Council members are facing recall for a reason

From The Washington Post: I was surprised to read in the Feb. 22 Metro article “Recall bid hits 2nd D.C. official” that D.C. Council member Brianne K. Nadeau (D-Ward 1) is citing her record on homelessness as a reason to oppose the recall campaign against her. Hers is not a record any politician should be proud of: A walk through our once-shining city reveals far too many neighbors living in squalor.

Consider Washington Circle NW, where tents have been pitched on sidewalks since at least last summer. The specter is even sadder a few blocks west, walking into Georgetown, where an empty lot has been transformed in to a trash-strewn encampment. This is no way for people to live and die.

The sense of decline is palpable to those of us who remember D.C. before Ms. Nadeau and her ideological allies took over the D.C. Council. How can a nine-year incumbent be proud of such a record? Ms. Nadeau is either ineffective or her policies are to blame. Neither recommends her continuing in office.

Read full article HERE.