Whether we elect them to govern, legislate or sit on the bench, we want to believe these people serve above the fray and with adherence to fair play. When they don’t they betray the very foundation of our democracy. Corruption may aid those in power at times but it is almost always what ultimately disarms them of it.
A resignation is in order for Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver, if the charges against him are credible and true.
Stephen L. Krasner
Town of Newburgh, NY