"Oh, I'm sorry... did my sputtering get you all wet?"
The county commissioners and DA are getting a raise. I don't begrudge them a raise. Everyone should get one at least once a year. But I do sputter over it being over 11%. That's ELEVEN PERCENT!! And they are going to get about the same pay raise next year, too.
Regular little people working for the county get their token 3% and that's after fighting for it. (and lets not talk of the years where all pay increases were frozen.) If the commissioners get 11%, then all other employees should get the same. I'm usually all for "across the board" raises but that never happens.
You'll have to excuse me now... I've got to get out of the wet shirt. You know, all that sputtering.