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PUYALLUP: Teacher union right about candidate

Letter by Andy Asmussen, Puyallup on Oct. 20, 2014 at 12:07 pm | No Comments »
October 20, 2014 2:15 pm

Re: “GOP candidate gets apology after school talk is interrupted” (TNT, 10-18).

Clearly the Puyallup School District administration messed up if its officials don’t even understand their own policies (as they typically don’t). Thank the teacher’s union for doing so.

Candidate Melanie Stambaugh should also have realized the apparent conflict of interest in even accepting the speaking invitation weeks before the upcoming election, regardless of her topic of discussion. Evidently, as a newcomer to politics, she has much to learn.

Incumbent Rep. Dawn Morrell wouldn’t have broken the policy rule, and yet the Republicans are trying to turn this on the Democrat as a politically driven enforcement of school policy. Leave it to the Republicans to rationalize that a clear and definitive school policy’s enforcement as being hypocritical.

Vote for Morrell. Vote Democratic, and let’s get this country moving forward again.

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