“Political theater is uncalled for”

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Dana Grubb is a lifelong resident of the City of Bethlehem who worked 27 years for the City of Bethlehem in the department of community and economic development, as sealer of weights and measures, housing rehabilitation finance specialist, grants administrator, acting director of community and economic development, and deputy director of community development.

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Name calling, accusations, fear mongering, and racist statements are a large part of why we’ve gotten to this point.

None of this is productive, and it defeats what should be good intentions from all directions on this issue.

Confrontation isn’t necessarily a non productive approach, but it is when public officials appear to use it to call out their peers, especially by name.

State your case and let others state their own.

If you disagree that can be a healthy approach to reaching consensus or finding some common ground on the matter.

Political theater is uncalled for.

Threats and bullying from anyone play into a portion of the national drama that many believe has influenced what is happening across America.

Positive and negative experiences should essentially be given equal weight as truth and solutions are sought.

Julia Jackson is correct. People need to find a way to heal, not rub salt in old wounds.


One thought on ““Political theater is uncalled for”

  1. With all due respect, as a therapist who is certified in treating Trauma, it isn’t possible to let “old wounds” heal when folks are being re-traumatized almost daily. Whether we like how people say it, its important that they have a voice and that we learn to listen

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