Pat McCarthy’s claim that the four council members that voted to dismiss the lawsuit against Jerry Gibbs was due to “political pressure” is appalling. For a politician to claim that the people should not be heard because they assembled peacefully in protest is not only wrong but arrogant.
We elect our government officials to represent us. The Pierce County Council’s decision to drop the lawsuit against a private citizen was an exercise in that principal. The people spoke, and the majority of the council understood that they needed to abide by their constituents’ demands.
The rally held at the County-City …