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Chaffetz grandstanding

Published May 23, 2013 1:01 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Ex-Brigham Young University field-goal kicker Rep. Jason Chaffetz wants everyone to share his disgust of the tragic affair at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya ("Chaffetz: Obama impeachment 'possible' over Benghazi attack," Tribune May 13). Where was his outrage during the reign of terror under President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney? Chaffetz, R-Utah, is simply trying to gain attention by grandstanding.

American voters need to start taking their brains to the voting booth; otherwise, this is what we'll continue to get: underqualified candidates who refuse to focus on the important issues that will help our country solve its real problems.

Jeff Green

Salt Lake City