Re: “Airfare gift: What was Mayor Strickland thinking?” (editorial, 3-11).
Tacoma should be delighted to have a committed leader who obviously has brought common sense to her responsibilities. The bureaucracy that smothers our government is deficient in the practical application of human reason.
Mayor Marilyn Strickland, whom I have observed but never met, is a breath of fresh air to a process that has lost all sense of good judgment. It is abundantly clear from your editorial that she has done no harm to the city by accepting the frequent-flyer miles. Without having done so, the city would have been the poorer. Now the city will spend taxpayer money to “teach” her the way of truth.