I serious don’t like it when the Fourth Estate does a hatchet job on a politician and then simply lets another slide into office who may or may not be as bad if not worst. The issue here is the Town of James Island and the criticism heaped on former Mayor Mary Clark. Now General Mayor Woolsey is at the helm and he is suddenly a media darling who can do no wrong.
But since he took office this publication has printed little about the job he is doing or why his wife is disappointed with his accomplishments. Is he really capable of managing a municipality or even staffing one? Is he doing everything that needs to be done to investigate the disposition of public funds that he is now responsible for?
No, the media will sit back and wait until a full blown crisis arises before doing anything in the way of investigative reporting. Remember former economics professor Al Parish? The press just loved him until his investment scheme fell apart.
Well while Woolsey is also an economics professor, he is no al Parish. Still he deserves as much scrutiny as Clark, if for a different reason. Did he lie during his campaign relative to the amount he would seek as Mayor? Is he doing everything that can and should be done in managing the town and investigating questional expenditures? Is he “double-dipping” and doing town business while being paid by the college where he seems to be known as Easy A Woolsey?
We have no way of knowing unless we read it in the newspaper, because then we know it is the truth.
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