Kalah Allen

Portland has the least equitable city government in the United States of Trump America. No other city this size has this stupid form of government! Seriously, look it up. If you want a form of government that keeps communities of interest from being represented, congratulations, you have it! If you want a form of government that keeps people of color from serving, congratulations, you have it! So take a few tokes of the weed you’re smoking and ease the soreness from patting yourselves on the back. “Oh, but we’ve tried to change it before, so many times, and it didn’t work.” Blah, blah, blah. Lets review your supposedly equitable government: Four commissioners elected city-wide, from a population of more than 600,000. And most of the commissioners live in Southwest! No other city does this. The communities you allegedly care about don’t have people to represent them, but you keep congratulating yourselves for how much you care about equity.—Anonymous