Your Right, this incident that happened years before he was appointed to the DOT board should prevent him from being honored for his 9 years of public service. The DOT officials that worked closely with him for all those years and know him very well surely Must be mistaken in their decision to honor him.
Losers let a mistake keep them down and from achieving more in life. Winners overcome and continue to do great things despite their faults and mistakes. Some people are just jealous of that because they cannot do the same and want to tear others down for the successes in their life. So sad...no wonder it is difficult to find good people to serve in public offices...who wants to deal with this mess?
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