Thursday, June 10th, 2010
Indefinite benefits, like indirect benefits, are often not dealt with
by ethics codes, and this means that they can cause confusion and controversy. This is one reason I
tend to speak in terms of "possible conflicts," because possible
conflicts based on indefinite benefits can be just as injurious to the
public trust as certain conflicts based on certain benefits.
In the current situation in Cincinnati, it is not certain whether the
streetcar project will benefit the council member'...