Now Richmond’s Mayor Dwight Jones has the power to make a savvy move that would put him in a good light. He could tell one and all, including employees of The City of Richmond, he is going to break with the old style that depended on keeping John Q. Public in the dark.
Yes, Jones could turn his back on yesterday’s cloistered way of doing the people’s business. Richmond's new mayor could call a press conference and say, “Let there be sunlight.”
Or, Jones might call no press conference. Like his predecessor, he can go on clinging to yesterday’s routinely paranoid way of running a government that wanted as little kibitzing from taxpayers as possible.
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