Third-graders understand that those expected to work together need to be able to talk to one another.
All three county commissioners were elected by voters. Those voters are rightfully weary of the embarassing shenanigans in Northumberland County. The commissioners share the responsibility to develop a plan to operate the county in a financially responsible manner. The path forward ought to include a culture of courteous public service. A shift in tone could end the lawsuits and the need for commissioners to engage in these bitter and divisive spats.