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Wolf politics

Published July 16, 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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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.

Janet Hoben ("Where are the wolves?" Forum, July 11) questions why Utah legislators have such intense hatred for wolves. The answer seems simple: Republican state and federal legislators have discovered that their strategy of hating gays, women and undocumented immigrants isn't so popular at the ballot box anymore.

Hence they need a new target, besides Barack Obama, to blame all society's ills on. So, let's fault and hate wolves!

Jim Hill

Salt Lake City