There’s a lot of passion among the south bay citizens who have spoken at recent city council meetings. It’s genuine and it’s commendable.
Passion will attract attention to a cause like opposing re-licensing AES Redondo Beach. Strong feelings can get the process started. Passion and zealousness won’t get the heavy lifting done. That requires informed, thoughtful and diligent effort among people with a great deal of experience and knowledge.
Nothing can interfere with the successful completion of this process more surely than the contributions, however well intentioned, of passionate zealots. Unfortunately, they never recognize when it’s time to hand the reins over to the passionless professionals