Keith Bohr Trapped in Palindrome

Nice-guy HB councilman Keith Bohr was the one abstention last night on the vote to post “In God We Trust” in council chambers.

Although he spoke forcefully against the divisiveness and pointlessness of the proposal, and voted with Debbie and Jill in favor of Debbie’s laudable substitute motion, his abstention on the actual motion was understandable and expected, because of these two factors: He is running for re-election to Council, and he has recently pissed off thousands of HB pet owners with his well-intentioned but ill-fated spay-and-neuter ordinance.

I only mention this because it is something rare and wondrous like an eclipse: when the rock-and-a-hard-place position a politician finds himself in is an acutal Palindrome:


About Vern Nelson

Greatest pianist/composer in Orange County, and official troubador of both Anaheim and Huntington Beach (the two ends of the Santa Ana Aquifer.) Performs regularly both solo, and with his savage-jazz quintet The Vern Nelson Problem. Reach at vernpnelson@gmail.com, or 714-235-VERN.