Thursday, March 06, 2008

If a tree falls in the Utah Legislature, will anyone hear it?

The best editorial ever from the Salt Lake Tribune:

If anyone in Utah still believes that there's nothing rotten in the state of Utah's legislative branch, then they haven't been paying attention for a long, long time. Perhaps they'd rather hold to the belief that their lawmakers are as ethical and honorable as they keep claiming they are.
    Well, many of them aren't, folks, and we take no pleasure in saying so.
    But the stench of corruption around the Capitol from all the self-dealing, bullying, power-grabbing, hate-mongering, lavish lobbying and slavish payback, is strong enough to make the eyes smart and the nostrils burn.

Continue reading.  It's as good as it gets.


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