Thank you for your article (TNT, 1-13) about state Senate Democrats, Republicans and, in particular, GOP Sen. Pam Roach. It supports what I have believed for years: Many of our elected officials are in Olympia simply to get even with the other side, whatever that might entail.
Working for the citizens of the state is just a sideline to the job that doesn’t deserve much of their time. The most important thing is getting even with the opponent for some perceived transgression.
The News Tribune obviously dislikes Roach as much as I do, but using the term “pariah” in the …