THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE

A spectre haunts Olympia, the silent spectre of politicians and their overlords grappling to deal with a world that’s changing before their eyes.   A couple of weeks ago, the white smoke emerged from the governor’s office, signaling that the … Continue reading

OH DANNY BOY

In the strange bedfellows department, Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat has become the new head cheerleader for the Washington state legislature’s Republicans.  On Wednesday he declared them winners of a legislative session that hasn’t ended yet.  He’s very impressed with … Continue reading