Not to belabor the point or extend the news cycle even further, but Jackson Mayor Pete Muldoon’s decision to replace our President’s likeness with an Indian chief’s portrait says a lot. Governing style, leadership qualities,
character, and much more are revealed in what some are calling a “non-issue.” Whose picture is hanging in Town Hall might not be a big deal, no, but the machinations behind taking it down are alarming. The action reveals two things immediately— the ‘group think’ mentality that grips so many politicians once they get into office, and the
complete lack of awareness many have when it comes to the silent majority.