A zebra does not change its spots – Al Gore
When we last left off, we were discussing how difficult it was to get any kind of response out of the Geneva D304 school board, even when the premise was to compliment them on their uncommon in-person learning common sense.
And while there’s certainly a personal element between board President Taylor Egan and me, the truth is, since I moved to Geneva in 1997, every iteration of that governing body has fallen prey to the kind of bunker mentality that really makes you wonder why they ran in the first place.
Considering the current political dynamic, I’ll never understand why elections attract some of the thinnest-skinned people on the planet, and that’s particularly true of school boards where the only time the press or public mention your name is when it’s surrounded by epithets.
Once again, as we’re transitioning to the DOA Podcast site, you can read the rest of today’s fascinating column right here! And don’t forget to listen to today’s DOA Podcast with Jamie Vargo on our favorite local businesses.