There are so many I am only picking the best now.
Elected local government officials have a sworn duty to protect not only our democracy, but also the framework of that very process that achieves democracy, transparency and accountability. ¬†The process & framework are there to ensure no one is enabled, or is capable of perverting the very ‚Äúrules/laws/code of conduct/ethics/framework‚ÄĚ for their own personal, corrupted benefit.
Subverting and ‚Äúgaming‚ÄĚ bureaucratic frameworks and processes, checks and balances that then allows & encourages further tenure & questionable¬†behaviors¬†from the dodgy individual ‚Äď and all with¬†unchecked productivity/spending from the same dodgy person ‚Äď can only translate to hopelessly compromised Councillors also, or some might say, political corruption.
And in years past, that ‚Äúfurther enabling‚ÄĚ by compromised Councillors, who chose not to stop the enabling of a corrupt official, would be seen as political corruption and even treason upon the Nation. ¬†¬† Read more »