It’s not about feelings

Dear Sir:

Regarding last week’s lead story, Supervisors Vent; Rant Session in Nottoway:

“The only tyrant I accept in this world is the ‘still small voice’ within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.” --Mahatma Gandhi

Call me old-fashioned, but I have always been of the belief that our elected officials--be they the Board of Supervisors or the School Board in Nottoway County, elected state officials, or elected federal officials--are elected to make the tough choices that, under the Constitution, are for “We the People.”


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