OKC City Council
(Mike Allen)

After the OKC City Council elections this past week, I can’t help but think about the very positive addition of new perspectives to our city’s leadership.

Striking to me is how youthful the council suddenly has become, as well as what sort of ideas might come from younger and more diverse perspectives. James Cooper and JoBeth Hamon are both younger than many of the folks we have seen representing our city in my lifetime. (Additionally, Cooper becomes the council’s first LGBTQ representative, and the presence of him and Councilwoman Nikki Nice means OKC has two African American councilpersons for the first time in history as well.)

There is nothing wrong with aging of course; it happens to all of us, and you accumulate wisdom one way or another. The new range of, well, everything among OKC council members can only be a plus for this city, and I’m looking forward to continued progress in the years to come. But still, inquiring minds want to know: Which boy band is the best boy band?

Past Sundaze comics

5 weeks later: How is your New Year’s resolution going?
Here we go again: Tom Brady in his ninth Super Bowl
21st century art opportunities for OKCPS students
Bacon takes the ’10-year challenge’
If Mike Stoops watched Bedlam…
False flag fears epitomize extreme views in America
Ironically, whooping cranes have view of OKC growth
Value of Walmart eye test debated with SQ 793
ABLE Commission preps for new alcohol laws, pandemonium
Toad in the hole: Mushroom has long week
OKC’s modern society is mural society
Uneasy riders: Critics blame Boren for … OU?
Football season is heating up in Oklahoma
Animal Crackers freed from cage, sent to belly
Bon Appetit flabbergasted by Nonesuch in OKC
QAnon: Your latest online political conspiracy theories
Election robocalls keep robot employment high
Oklahoma health care community clowning around
What was the Board of Health smoking?
Buffalo Wild Wings hacker missed delicious opportunity