The fallout continues for embattled Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni, who is caught up in a sexting scandal.
That’s the topic of this week’s Commentary by Eyewitness News Political Analyst and Gambit columnist Clancy DuBos.
When Mike Yenni couldn’t avoid facing reporters yesterday, here’s what he said about his decision not to resign:
“It’s in my best interest to do what I was elected to do,” he said Monday.
Think about that statement, folks. He’s saying that his interests are more important than those of Jefferson Parish and its people. His interests.
This is a good time to remember the original Mike Yenni — the real Mike Yenni — and his father, Joe Yenni. They are revered because, as parish presidents, they always put the parish’s and the people’s interests ahead of their own.
This guy, who was born Mike Maunoir but changed his name to Yenni, now makes it clear through his actions and his words that he is not worthy of the Yenni name.
For the sake of the parish, he should resign.
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