Is there any chance that corruption in local politics can be stopped? The system thrives on getting more money and perks for people who get elected [“Mondello gets mad,” News, Dec. 17].
Call me silly, but politicians say they get into public office to help people, which might happen if the politician helps a constituent find a lost dog.
When it comes to the real stuff, never. They keep trading power for more money. I’m not sure what anyone can do, aside from voting for a new crook.
I wish Michael Bloomberg would run for office again. He had common sense and didn’t need to sell us out.
Brian Martin, West Islip