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Dear Source:
Perception is an interesting thing. This 27th Legislature thinks that they did a great job. Meanwhile, most citizens just shook their heads with disappointment, anger, and absolute
disdain at the immature behavior demonstrated by regular name-calling; grand-standing; power struggles against The Executive Branch of Government; lack of professionalism; in-fighting and personal agendas; inability to listen to the people's will; absenteeism from important sessions; numerous attempts to create divisiveness between the many different peoples that call the VI's their home; the ignoring of Bill #6905 that really showed a lack of interest in the will of the people of the VI's.
A number of these Senators even attempted to stop a radio station that allowed people to really discuss their honest concerns, as is encouraged by the Constitution of The united States and recall those responsible for Bill #6905. These outgoing Senators are still in denial about the dissatisfaction of their work as Senators in the people's eyes.
I believe that the people of The Virgin Islands have woken up! We are entitled to a Legislature that represents us and our many concerns in the Territories. I hope that our incoming 28th. Legislative Body understands the importance of their role in bringing about a serious and positive change from the 27th.
We simply have way too many needs for the constant and continual infighting and political games between Senate members. We need a team of Representatives that works with The Governor to get us through these hard economical times. I am hoping that in two years we can all feel that this 28th. Legislative Body demonstrated all of the traits so sorely and obviously lacking from their predecessors.
Bonny Corbeil
St. John

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