By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter
The Alabama Ethics Commission has become a joke.
Let’s all stop pretending that this five-man panel, along with its Executive Director and legal counsel, are any sort of a defense against corrupt public servants or a means to punish public corruption.
And not without an air of corruption and good-ol’-boy backroom dealing surrounding nearly everything they do.
Well, first off, read Bill and Susan Britt’s interview with outgoing commissioner Stewart Tankersley. Secondly, consider all of the problems this bunch has created when a simple, straightforward interpretation of law was all anyone expected.