These aren't the actions of callous or politically motivated individuals but rather a compassionate group of Oklahomans who believe a community private-care strategy will better serve some of our state's most vulnerable residents.
Many political accusations were thrown around last week. The commission would have been playing politics if it had further delayed a decision that was already overdue.
The transition won't be without hardship for the home's residents, their families and employees. The state simply must make good on its promises to make this change as smooth as possible for all involved.