In recent weeks, the voters have been treated to a barrage of campaign literature in the race for County Supervisor. These pieces, sometimes produced by the candidates themselves, and sometimes by “independent expenditures” – persons unrelated to (and not endorsed by) the candidates, try to answer questions about:
- who is environmentally friendly and who is supported by Big Oil;
- who is fiscally accountable and who is not;
- who has successfully been elected to greater positions of responsibility and who has not;
- who is supported by law enforcement, fire and police, and who is not.
Of all the information in all of these pieces, there is ONE CHART that stands out, and says it all: