To the Editor:
The proposed charter revision on the ballot for the Nov. 3 election is a power grab. Or, perhaps more precisely, it concentrates power in the hands of fewer people, silencing the voices of those who look for the moderating influence of bipartisanship. It also increases the likelihood — even beyond what we see today — of sloppy government operations and financial mismanagement. If the charter revision is approved, this condition will be with us for the next 10 years.