In recent polls, only 15 percent of Americans said they approve of the way Congress is handling its job. President Obama is doing a little better, but not much.
As we reach the end of another year, I want to go against the flow and note a few people in public life who deserve thanks for what they’ve done.
Sally Bethea has stepped down as the director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper after 20 years with the environmental group that has tried to clean up one of Georgia’s major water sources. She has lobbied tirelessly to protect the state’s waterways.