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Throw every legal penalty in sight at DUI drivers

This editorial will appear in Sunday’s print edition.

Unfortunately, it is very easy to make the case for cracking down harder on drunken and drugged driving, as Gov. Jay Inslee has just proposed.

Where to begin? Last time we visited this subject, three weeks ago, we cited the appalling case of a multiple offender accused of plowing into a family – killing two of them – in Seattle.
We could have mentioned the Gig Harbor man charged with vehicular homicide last month after ­– according to police – he crashed his car at high speed near Purdy and killed

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