Today is a fine example of that as evidenced by this Facebook entry:
Just attended and spoke at the Annual Purple Heart Recognition Day ceremony that recognizes and honors the recipients of the Purple Heart for their selfless dedication and service. I've declared today to be Purple Heart Day throughout Milwaukee County.
It's nice that Abele will give our veterans some lip service that he recognizes them, even though when it comes to actually doing it, he calls it "bullshit."
The funny thing is that what he is declaring is already happening, since it's actually National Purple Heart Day*. I can't wait for Abele to declare it to be officially Thanksgiving and Christmas in Milwaukee County.
To be fair, I'd rather have Abele doing stuff like this than neglecting things to the point where the courthouse catches fire or trying to destroy what's left of our transit system.
What this does is bring up the question of whether we really need - or can afford - a county executive.
Especially this one.
*I hear that Abele's personally owned county supervisor, Deanna Alexander, was especially upset when she learned it wasn't National Purple Unicorn Day.