Huh. You can “change the terms of a campaign pledge” and it’s not “breaking the pledge” it seems. Jim is right. Waiting five days to sign a bill matters. Why else wouldn’t they be doing it? There isn’t anybody in this town who doesn’t know that the “technical difficulties” excuse is B.S.
In fact, until last week it looked like Moore was going to have saved enough money to rent a room and get off the street for the first time in six years. But then, in a breathtakingly clueless move, an official for the Department of Public Works told Moore that he has to fork over the money he saved for his first month’s rent to purchase a $491 sidewalk vendor permit. “I had $573 ready to go,” Moore said, who needs $600 for the rent.
“This tore that up. But I’ve been homeless for six years. Another six weeks isn’t going to kill me.” The bureaucrat told Moore that she found out about his business after reading about his success in this paper.
“The reason large companies with bad design are the way they are is because they are run poorly from the top, with philosophies that force the entire company to behave like its lowest common denominator. The company ends up making bad products. It ends up treating its customers badly. And if the company is being run by people who don’t have taste, it gets stuck. Eventually, the company’s brand suffers.”—Dustin Curtis, who got so fed up with American Airline’s godawful website that he redesigned it for them. This is from a response to a response from an AA designed.