Pop quiz: What does sectarian prayer before government meetings have in common with efforts to curb greenhouse gases in Roanoke County?
The smart alecks out there might answer that both issues have generated lots of hot air recently before the county Board of Supervisors.
But they’re also great ways to bog down a government in mostly meaningless debate. Nowhere was that point made better than at the supervisors’ afternoon and evening meetings Tuesday.
At the center of both controversies was Supervisor Butch Church, who represents the Glenvar district. Until recently he chaired the board, and he ought to know better.
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