By Christian Trejbal
When presidents deliver their state of the union addresses, they often declare something along the lines of, “The state of our union is strong.” President Obama went with “stronger” this year.
I’m no president, but for the last few years, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership New River Valley class has asked me to deliver my own version of the state of the community. I did so on Thursday, and the state of the community is meh.
Trejbal is a Roanoke Times editorial writer. Follow him on Twitter at @ctrejbal.