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Letter: Cleaning up political system is vital as cleaner air

Published January 27, 2014 8:38 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Utah's political system is sicker than an asthmatic child playing outdoors on a "red-air" day. To make Utah truly a democracy, the Count My Vote initiative must succeed. Campaigning for it helps us all more than does, for example, attending a "clean up my air" rally.

LDS leaders have wisely warned of the dangers of a GOP-dominated state. But the GOP has consistently ignored that warning.

Our political health is more crucial to our future well-being than is our physical health. I hope our government leaders will "wise up."

Carvel Thatcher

Sandy