• Elizabeth Ann Stewart

    Politicians, or any people who deliberately place themselves in the public eye, need thick skins, and so do the members of their families. Courting the public is a rough game.

    • David Zenger

      “Courting the public is a rough game.”

      So you’re saying that being shot at is part of that “game?” You really wanna go with that?

    • LFOldTimer

      My guess is that Jerry and the public got along quite well together, Elizabeth. Why would the public be upset with a guy who put it all on the line to protect their hard earned tax dollars? He sacrificed his career for the public taxpayers.

      The ones who made Jerry grow eyes in the back of his head shared the dais with him.

  • kburgoyne

    Seriously bad precedent issue here. If it wasn’t random (some immature person with a gun once shot out our walkway light with a .22), then whoever did it is being “rewarded” by Slusiewicz’s resignation. That not only emboldens this criminal, but also others who also wish to advance/protect their agendas.

  • LFOldTimer

    I’m beginning to feel like I’m living in Cook County.

    Sorry for all the abuse you had to take for simply doing your job and attempting to protect the integrity of LN and the interests of the taxpayer, Jerry. It just reinforces that old tried and true adage “No good deed goes unpunished”. You threatened their little kingdom by exposing internal rot then the pack went into full cry depicting you as the troublemaker and preparing to demote you. Now this.

    It’s sad to see you go, particularly under these conditions. You’ve been an admirable public servant for the community dedicating your time and expertise in several different public service capacities. We’ve lost a good apple from a barrel full of rot. But I understand you have to put the safety and well-being of your family first. It’s just so appalling that you’ve been run out of Dodge in such a vile and uncivilized manner.

    You’ve been a superb guardian of the public treasure. That would probably disqualify you for higher office. So I doubt we’ll see you in Santa Ana anytime soon.

    Thank you for putting it all on the line for the taxpayers, Jerry.