Why is Sheriff Fortney being recalled and not Gov. Inslee?

It fascinates me the level of hypocrisy that the effort to recall Sheriff Adam Fortney, recallfortney.com, will go for a political cause. The state’s liberal Supreme Court ruling on Fortney’s recall was 6-3 for the effort to move forward.

Sheriff Fortney was duly elected sheriff of Snohomish County. He, like sheriffs and police departments around the state, refused to use their office as a government enforcement tool as third world countries do.

Yet, they and their group completely ignore Gov. Jay Inslee for losing more millions to hackers and a complete shambles of the unemployment department by his actions and the inaction of the Obama bureaucrat that he gave a job. People are still trying to get paid. Last week, it was revealed that Suzi LeVine, the head of Washington State’s unemployment office, would be leaving for a job with the Biden administration. Hiding in plain sight.

Thousands of jobs were lost and many never return because of the governor’s picking and choosing winners and losers. Have you ever asked why a pot shop and a liquor store are more important than shoe shop, a barber shop or other retail stores?

And you acted surprised when you keep re-electing the same people again and again and getting the same results.

John Van Dalen


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