Cleveland councilman: Let them text

polensek opposes safety legislationCleveland looks ready to ban text messaging for city drivers. The plan, aired in a safety committee this week, now has the endorsement of Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration.

Ohio’s legislators appear to have no interest in the issues of text messaging and cell phone gabbing while driving. Lawmakers in almost every other state in the nation are debating possible bans on the activities.

Right in line with the dozing state reps is Cleveland Councilman Michael Polensek (pictured), the Plain Dealer reported:

“I would be happy if the hoodlums were texting each other rather than robbing people out in the streets,” Polensek said

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