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ELECTION: Better a lapdog than a hungry puppy

Letter by Linda S. Stoner, Tacoma on Oct. 12, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 4 Comments »
October 13, 2010 12:25 pm

I read with amusement a letter describing U.S. Sen. Patty Murray as a lapdog to Harry Reid.

I would prefer a lapdog who has the ear of the Senate majority Leader than a puppy who has to stand in line just to get to the dog dish on the back porch.

We would be quite foolish to dismiss a hardworking, experienced senator who has worked diligently and without scandal for the people of Washington state in order to replace her with an inexperienced, unknown person who has repeatedly been rejected the voters and has been involved in some shady mortgage foreclosure schemes.

I much prefer an experienced senator who supports labor, the military and teachers over a man whose largest donors are for-profit corporations and who would actually repeal the Wall Street reforms put into place to protect all working Americans.

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