Shouldn’t Inslee already know his reopening plan?

IIf everyone in Snohomish County didn’t read Jerry Cornfield’s report in the March 7 Herald they should. According to Cornfield, which I have absolutely no reason to doubt, Gov. Jay Inslee is continuing to talk with “anyone we can find on the Planet Earth” for help designing and developing a Phase 3 for his “Healthy Washington” reopening scheme. What?

Regardless of one’s political proclivity, this should frighten and alarm every citizen in Washington state. If you break down Inslee’s quote into its simplest terms, the governor himself admitted that he hasn’t a clue as to how to move our state back to any resemblance of normalcy or prosperity. In case the governor missed it, both the Moderna and Pfizer covid vaccines were approved by the FDA in December. With the distribution of effective vaccination(s) any person with a single drop of common sense or leadership acumen could have surely foreseen that timely action for the next steps was logical, prudent and necessary?

Unfortunately, for our business owners and school children, Jay Inslee didn’t.

As the saying goes, “a person who doesn’t know where they are going can take any road to get there.” Best of luck, Governor. I am confident that out of the 7.8 billion people living on our planet you’ll be able to find at least one that will respond to your request for help.

Bob Crannell

Lake Stevens

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