Let's have more action and less politics
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As we head toward a repeat of Thelma and Louise driving toward the cliff, it’s clear that leadership is in short supply these days. Let’s hope someone has the good sense to grab the wheel and step on the brakes.
Al D’Amato, a former U.S. senator from New York, is the founder of Park Strategies LLC, a public policy and business development firm. Comments about this column? ADAmato@liherald.com.
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