No, the commissioners have not been threatened. The new directive is presumably not for their benefit to keep constituents from using their freedom of speech to address issues before the commission.
It’s political propaganda disguised as acceptance and understanding that is intended to further the political divide that keeps the liberal base of the Democratic Party resentful, angry, and above all else, loyal.
New posters hung in government building lobbies last week declares that “This space respects all aspects of people including race, ethnicity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, political affiliation, age, religion, body shape, size and ability.”
Elise Jones, chairwoman of the Board of County Commissioners, said the safe-zone poster installations were triggered by an “outpouring of concerns” county officials have been hearing from residents alarmed by some of the rhetoric during the presidential election campaign and the outcome of that election.
There’s been “a real climate of uncertainty” among members of the community about whether they’ll be threatened because of being Latino, undocumented immigrants or members of the LGBT community, Jones said — concerns about “what big changes” might result from Donald Trump winning the presidential election.
Well, those of us here at PeakNation™ certainly have a political affiliation, a sexual orientation, age and ability to eat an entire bag of Doritos in one sitting, so we are feeling super safe and stupid already.