Weatherford Democrat

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February 19, 2014

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reader gives reason for supporting McKay

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Big deal about nothing! Yeah, that is kind of how it seems. But when you look deeper I believe it makes a very big statement about the differences in the two candidates that are vying to lead Parker County into the future.

It is the attitude. It is an arrogance. I know if I ask permission what the answer will be: “I’m the Big Dog around here and I don’t have to obey the laws and rules that the rest of ya’ll have to. I don’t ask permission, I do it because I can.”

Being in real estate I see this every election cycle. There are those candidates who ask permission to hang signs and there are those who think it’s their right to hang a sign wherever they want. There are those who clean up their signs when the election is over and those who put it on the landowner to take their signs down. It’s a way of thinking.

There are a couple other stories like this with this same candidate and another candidate they endorse, one on Fort Worth Highway where the business owner removed two signs from his property that were there without his permission.

What other property rights will this candidate take from you if it serves his interest? If they are that willing to ignore what they know to be true to serve themselves, in what other areas are they taking advantage of others and our friends to get what they want? I don’t know about you but that subtle disrespect for me and the rights of others is a character trait that I don’t want in the men and women that lead me and my community into the future.

Brent Glover, Weatherford

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