Republicans’ turn to run our state

Republican James Watkins just got the endorsement of our current Democrat state auditor, Brian Sonntag, for his office. This is quite a jump for Watkins after losing a congressional race against Jay Inslee last election. (Watkins even got Inslee to deny he was going to quit us and run for governor back then, even though it was well known he would), but it is understandable in that Sonntag’s fellow Democrats would not adopt his spot-on recommendations to save the state millions because they were not perhaps “politically correct” enough for them.

Perhaps in the next legislative session, when the Republicans get control of the governorship, Senate and hopefully the House, those recommendations will be acted on for the benefit of us all.

Douglas Kerley

Lynnwood

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