Dumbstruck, betrayed, and outraged describe my reaction to your No on Measure P advisory, which you piously ascribe to an adherence to “good governance.” Are you accusing Salud Carbajal, Janet Wolf, Das Williams, and Hannah-Beth Jackson, who all support Measure P, of failing in their duty to do good governance?

Congratulation for slipping between the sheets with the industry you yourselves describe as “disastrous, deceitful, and polluting.” The petroleum stink won’t come off easily.

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