Government is supposed to serve the people, not be a place for self-serving and infighting between public agencies and employees.
Sure, change is tough, but life changes and sometimes it benefits you and sometimes it doesn't.
So your candidate lost the election, he did it by his own actions during the Dinius case.
Usually an incumbent has the inside track, but the voters expressed themselves in the only way they are supposed to.
The new sheriff is not perfect, but he is a breath of fresh air, forcing our local law enforcement to step back and reevaluate themselves.
I commend Philip for expressing his opinion, which – though not always popular – is often uncomfortably valid.
Dave Gebhard lives in Lakeport, Calif.