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Sutherland and Mannion: Anne Arundel councilman’s budget analysis was just wrong

June 17, 2021

Councilman Nathan Volke began his recent guest column with, “You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time” (The Capital, Jan. 12). But as the former county auditor and former assistant county auditor with, collectively, more than 60 years of government budget and accounting experience, the quote that comes to mind when reading Volke’s column is H.L. Mencken’s: “For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.”

Article Source: Capital Gazette

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