Little did we know

Mike Schrunk, at one time the longest-running district attorney Portland could ever remember having, died the other day. He was 80 years old.

To be honest, I didn't hold him in such high regard toward the end of his career. Just like I didn't think Vera Katz was a very good mayor. Now is not the time to say why.

But I will say this: Schrunk and Katz were far better at running the place than the people we have now are. A thousand times better. There is no comparison. We didn't realize how good we had it.


  1. Schrunk was a staunch supporter of his father’s reputation.


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