Inslee shows real leadership

I have been an outspoken critic of Jay Inslee and his administration and his politics, both before he was elected governor and since his election (and I will continue to be so). However, I will also be outspoken in my appreciation for his front and center response to the horrific Oso mudslide tragedy. Gov. Inslee was on the scene of this disaster almost immediately. His genuine concern and compassion for the people and communities touched by this disaster has to be of great comfort and encouragement to the families and friends who lost loved ones in this terrible event. He continues to be on the scene up-front and personal and he has made sure that all the necessary resources and personnel at every government level has been made available. This is what a true leader does. Gov. Inslee — “Thank you.”

Please keep the many people who have lost loved ones, friends and property along with the search and rescue people in your thoughts and prayers. Search your hearts on how you can be of help as the people of these communities affected by this tragedy begin the healing and rebuilding process.

Mike Shouse


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