Maeve for Council: Thick Skin

March 23, 2014

“Every woman in public life needs to develop skin as tough as rhinoceros hide.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

The first thing most people say to me when I tell them I’m thinking about running for council is, “You’ll need thick skin.” We, the hoi polloi, are quick to judge our public servants and not afraid to shout about it, to their face, at the grocery store, in front of their loved ones.