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Compromise will serve us well

It took them a while to get to the point, but the Great Bend City Council kept at it Monday night — despite the impending severe weather threat — to accomplish what was in the best interest of city employees.
They did what makes America great.
They compromised.
The great Civil War historian Shelby Foote once said that the reason we got into that horrible conflict that cost more than a half million American lives was because we failed to do what has always made us great. We failed to compromise.
Sure, he pointed out, we would like to believe that it ...


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