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MARRIAGE: Kirby failed to show leadership

Letter by Paul J. Orheim, Puyallup on Feb. 10, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 45 Comments »
February 10, 2012 2:52 pm

State Rep. Steve Kirby, D-Tacoma, states that he voted against same-sex marriage, because he’s a representative (TNT, 2-10). Does that mean he is not a leader but just a mouthpiece?

His campaign website says he is “one of the most influential voices in the Legislature.” When the chips were down here, just who did he try to influence?

Look, I like Steve; he’s a good Democrat and there for working people when it’s important. But he needs to lead or get out of the way.

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