I received this mailer today. Whoever authored this MSEA piece has both of her or his hands on the pulse of Howard County. The text, the supporting evidence, the artwork…they definitely reflect a mood that can be felt throughout the County, one that says quietly yet firmly: “enough.”
The Siddiqui Show, replete with all sorts of bitter consequences, cannot be picked up for another season. This blog has covered, at some length, her shortcomings in public office. The mailer succinctly lists her “failures and missteps that hurt our kids and schools.”
Despite ample evidence of her limitations as an officeholder, I suspect that her not-insubstantial Name ID and demonstrated ability to fill up her campaign coffers give her, unfortunately, a decent shot at capturing the Democratic nomination for County Council (District 4).
While Democratic voters have three choices on the District 4 ballot, I strongly encourage Spartan Considerations readers to not divide up the anti-Siddiqui vote. That is yet another reason, out of many, to vote for Deb Jung for County Council. Ms. Jung has the background, temperament, and vision to be a solid progressive voice on the Council. And she has earned the support of a wide range of local grassroots groups and residents, including but not limited to, the Howard County Education Association, the Sierra Club, the People’s Voice, and the Columbia Democratic Club.
Deb Jung offers the change we need in the 4th, and she can be trusted.