Re: Endorsement of Patty Murray (editorial, 10-10).
You must be kidding! While I don’t find much to like in Dino Rossi, Patty must go. For 18 years she has been part of the problem leading to our massive debts, absurd situations, political correctness run amok and the most angry and distrustful electorate in American history.
As you point out, she has “made a career” of her political life. This needs to be stopped, as do so many other things these politicians have created for themselves, such as special retirement and health plans. And how did they ever get away with arranging it so that they don’t even have to follow the very laws they made for us?
Alas, we have none to blame but ourselves. We have allowed this one step at a time, and your endorsement citing her bringing home the money is a prime example of the myopic and short term justification that has gotten us all to this point.