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Our feeling of being exceptional has eroded a lot lately.
With his gloom-and-doom rhetoric, Gov. Phil Scott is trying to scare taxpayers instead of offering solutions.
We can debate whether or not public servants should be honored on monuments that taxpayers pay for. What isn’t debatable is that we need more diversity in our honorees.
Over at least the past six years, school districts and the Agency of Education have been aware of these inequities but have done little to address them, thus perpetuating the problem.