Veto sounds like a dic­ta­tor­ship

The Hamilton Spectator - - OPINION -

RE: Mayor han­kers for veto power (May 8)

I al­ways thought that democ­racy was to rule by a ma­jor­ity of votes. We the peo­ple elect our of­fi­cials and they speak for us re­gard­ing is­sues that will af­fect our lives. Mayor Fred’s de­sire to have the author­ity to veto the de­ci­sions of coun­cil sug­gests he wants to be a dic­ta­tor.

Hamil­ton doesn’t need a dic­ta­tor, it needs a per­son who can lead and abide by what the ma­jor­ity wants. North Korea is ruled by one man, hope­fully Hamil­ton will con­tinue to be ruled by our elected of­fi­cials not by one man who can veto coun­cil. Michael Ad­kins, Hamil­ton

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