The local fish wrapper finally provided some coverage at last of Tuesday's city council meeting, where Councilwoman Polly Low suggested city council pay and benefits be cut. Makes sense: If we're cutting city services and raising taxes ("fees") on thousands of Rosemead residents, the least the council can do is share in some of the gain.

Of course, Maggie Clark is opposed to taking money out of her own pocket. Clark says, "There are things that I could be doing but I choose to donate my time to the city of Rosemead."

Eh? Isn't it only a donation if you're GIVING something away? If you'll only do it in exchange for thousands of dollars a month in salary and benefits, IT'S NOT A DONATION!

Some politicians think they

Some politicians think they really are God's gift. . . .