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It’s obvious to anyone paying attention to the ongoing aggressive antics of one of San Clemente’s councilmembers that, as much as he wishes it so, his chair on council is not a good fit.

The same happened in Huntington Beach recently, when a newly elected councilmember (to great applause) realized his new council chair was not a good fit, and quit.

Quitting a council seat is not the end of the world. In fact, “not quitting” an ill-fitting council seat is counterproductive to the future well-being of the city. Members are elected to serve, not disrupt. So, if the chair doesn’t fit, be a man and quit. The town will be better off.

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