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DANGEROUS RHETORIC - Testing Ground?

 


Have you ever noticed that many really bad ideas in governance seem to come to Washington State first? Ideas like state wide vote by mail, COVID patients in nursing homes, and vaccine passports?

Why would that be? Is it because we're reliably Democrat-leaning, but also a long way from the east coast centers of power. What better place to experiment with legal changes that might further a political agenda than in the "other Washington?" Are we the national testing ground for bad governance?

Consider state wide vote-by-mail, which we have had for about 20 years. It was billed as a way for...



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