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SALARIES: State shows disgraceful priorities

Letter by William F. Johnston, Tacoma on Aug. 12, 2011 at 11:42 am | 9 Comments »
August 12, 2011 1:29 pm

Re:  ”UW football coach Steve Sarkisian is Washington’s top-paid state worker” (TNT, 8-11).

I have never seen such misplaced priorities.

Shame on the governor, the Legislature, the higher education establishment and, certainly, shame on the voters of the state of Washington who have allowed such a distortion of values.

We need go no further to see the downward direction this country is headed. We can’t support basic education, but we can pay for the circus.

No doubt future tourists will come to see Husky Stadium, as they do today to ponder the Roman Colosseum.

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