Politicians are the Dumbest Species

I just heard about this on the radio this morning or I would have already addressed the issue.

Councilman John Clamp of Distict 10 of the San Antonio City Council gets the award for the dumbest politician of the week. He is proposing a fine on motorists who hand out cash to panhandlers in an effort to make the panhandlers leave the city. So lets break this down, councilman: Rather than enforce a restriction on homeless people panhandling, you are going to institute a new law for police officers to either ticket or arrest the good-natured Samaritan who helps him out? And just how does this accomplish anything except to fatten the coffers of the city....oh Now I see.

John Clamp: Dumb Politician of the Week

Congratulations on your award. No need for a speech.

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