Mayoral blunder |

Mayoral blunder

Dear Editor:

Welcome to Basalt, the home of the Keystone Kops, and kudos to Mayor Jacque Whitsitt, who without any factual knowledge concerning the allegations against Rod O’Connor, voted to accept his resignation because she wanted to “avoid confrontation and further irritation” for the community (The Aspen Times, Feb. 13).

Was this a good reason to ruin a person’s fine reputation and career? And by the way, she didn’t avoid either confrontation or irritation.

Good job, Jacque!

Skip Welfeld


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