Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Whom Do You Trust?

King County Executive Ron Sims appointed a 10-member blue-ribbon commission to review the 200 elections this week. Cheryl Scott was named to head the group. Ms. Scott was a major contributor to both parties in the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary, and even gave some money to Rossi. Sims himself ran and lost in last year's disputed Governor's race. Does this seem a bit of a conflict of interest to anyone else? Meanwhile, the elected part of the County Commission has decided to appoint its own panel to conduct a review. Meanwhile, Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed will appoint his own review panel. Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Once again, your tax dollars at work. No word yet if the Girl Scouts will be conducting their own inquiry.


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