Who's Cheated in Government Affairs? Public Re-Examining Acceptable Private Behavior for Office
Rackl, Lorilyn, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer
For Arlington Heights resident Robert Zimmanck, the answer is easy.
If people are elected to public office, their personal behavior "should be above reproach."
It doesn't matter if the official is leading the country or the local school board, which Zimmanck has been on for 11 years.
"People elect us because they trust us; they trust we'll keep our word," said the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 board member.
"If a person would cheat on their spouse, what would keep them from cheating on other things in their role as a public official?" he asked.
That kind of thinking …
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Publication information: Article title: Who's Cheated in Government Affairs? Public Re-Examining Acceptable Private Behavior for Office. Contributors: Rackl, Lorilyn - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: September 27, 1998. Page number: 9. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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