Those in glass houses

Andrew Burks, Jr., everyone’s favorite perennial candidate-turned-Councilmember is back in the news. Burks has advocated that the city stop such drastic cuts and instead beef up collecting taxes from those withholding. It seems like a good idea, except that Burks owes back taxes. Further, he called upon City Controller Ronald Green to beef up collection, while he himself owes over $100,000 to the IRS. Pardon the cliche, but it seems that those in glass houses should not be throwing the stones.

Burks claims that he became delinquent on his taxes while recovering from an accident. That is understandable, but what is not is that he does not understand that others could possibly be in the same situation. It just reminds me of that scene from Casablanca

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