Greater Greater Washington

Report a Comment

I understand both sides having worked at all levels of government and of course as a citizen trying to get government services. At the end of the day though I was taught that you should try to be respectful to everyone you interact with. Sadly, a lot of people think its perfectly acceptable to berate anyone that they feel is "below" them. I know working in transportation some people definitely have legitimate gripes, but some people also clearly just find workers an easy target to vent their unhappiness of the moment whatever the actual reason is. On the otherhand, there are often some legitimate gripes with government regarding transparency and excessive bureaucracy. Of course it gets taken out on the lowest down the totem pole too often. In general, sometimes the only thing you can do is try to empathize with the complainer and if you can't fix their problem, hope that having someone listen to them is good enough for now.

by Alan B. on Feb 19, 2013 10:53 am • linkreport

Does this comment violate Greater Greater Washington's comment policy? If so, you can report it using this form and an editor will take a look.

What is the major reason you believe the comment violates the policy?
Comment is spam.
Comment attacks other individuals personally.
Comment criticizes the level of knowledge of another commenter or contributor.
Comment discourages others from posting their ideas.
Commenter is impersonating someone else.
Comment uses profanity or abusive language.
Comment advocates violent acts or harm to another.
Comment was posted in multiple areas of the site.
Comment is arguing about the comment policy.
Other:

Your name:
Your email:

Administrator pagespam
Support Us

How can our region be greater?

DC Maryland Virginia Arlington Alexandria Montgomery Prince George's Fairfax Charles Prince William Loudoun Howard Anne Arundel Frederick Tysons Corner Baltimore Falls Church Fairfax City
CC BY-NC