Betraying the public trust
The teacher sidles up to me at the public event and whispers, “I agree with you about the problems in the system, but I can’t speak out. Don’t use my name!”
It happens often and not just with teachers, but with public workers in general. They are the front line people who see the waste, the inefficiencies, sometimes the fraud and certainly the loafers who should not be taking tax dollars home. It is nice that they are honest with me but, with all due respect, they are part of the problem.
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