BOUQUET to the Arizona Department of Public Safety for cracking down on speeders on Valley freeways last weekend, netting hundreds of motorists going well above the posted limit. But why not a sustained enforcement effort that surely would make our major transportation corridors safer?
BOUQUET to the Mesa Arts and Cultural Division for managing to tentatively schedule the London Philaharmonic Orchestra on March 5, 2006 as part of the inaugural 2005-06 season of the Mesa Arts Center.
BRICK to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for secretly taping telephone conversations with county prosecutors since a botched prostitution sting. Deputies were angered by prosecutors’ denial they agreed to nudity and physical contact, though cops say they’ll soon stop taping, done to prove what prosecutors say. There was a solution to this all along: Anyone ever heard of agreeing to something in writing?