Some Republicans in Clay County are expressing their resentment towards the campaign to encourage Democrats and Independents to switch parties so that they can have a voice in the August 30 election.
Well guess what: we resent having to do it.
Closed primaries may have their place in elections for legislators, but we are talking about positions that many people feel should not be partisan in the first place. What does Republican v. Democrat have to do with running our school... system?
We resent being locked out of the 2012 election - a wound that is still raw for many people but our superintendent has yet to acknowledge.
Many teachers and parents resent the intrusion of politics into our students' education.
We resent the Don Quixotesque tilting at transgender windmills.
We resent the lack of respect.
We resent not being given a seat at the table when it comes to making decisions that affect our working conditions and our students' learning environment.
We resent that we have to ask for a seat at the table when it's our table to begin with.
You say you don't like that we are "invading" your party? I think we've found something that we can agree on.