Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Politicians’ absence won’t be forgotten

To the editor:

What a difference time, topic and accountability make in the appearance of our state representatives.

It was a mere 63 days ago that had 125 residents of Whidbey Island met anyway, our state representatives, seeking your vote would have swarmed to any such event. The Jan. 6 public hearing on the future of the ferry system at the Useless Bay Country Club was another matter.

Ferry Director Moseley and Planning Chief Deardorf were left to make chicken salad from chicken “bleep” by a state Legislature which determines the funding for the system.

No member of the state Legislature attended the meeting. They were conspicuous by their absence, but I am sure they all had conflicts with their schedule, given the topic and their sorry excuse for accountability that has gotten us into this mess.

Try to remember their absence at the next election.



We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the Oct 22
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates