I guess the plan to sneak the first public meeting of the Town Board past the people and the press failed. The regularly scheduled meeting was to be on Thursday morning at 10 am, and there was a rally calling for St. Lawrence’s resignation already in the works. So, St. Lawrence calls a special meeting for Wednesday morning at 9:15. That introduces the quandary: which one to go to? Should the rally still be set for Thursday? What if our group shows up 45 minutes late, thinking the meeting is at 10?
Ah, how the indicted can scheme. Let ’em plan a rally for Thursday, we’ll call a special meeting for Wed with very short notice and change the usual time to 45 minutes earlier. Have the meeting, and then cancel Thursday’s meeting. If anyone does show up Wednesday, it’s a special meeting so the floor does not have to be opened up to the public for them to say bad things about us, and we’ve solved the problem of the first public encounter of the indicted and the indignant.
Well, it didn’t work. [Read more…]