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The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com

Published September 14, 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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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.

"I've been voting by mail for years. No lines. No poll workers. No fuss. No problem. Making my entirely irrelevant voice not be heard has never been easier."

— Guy Incognito

commenting on the Sept. 11 Tribune editorial, "Mail it in: Voting by mail the best alternative"

"Those lying politicians keep lying because they would promptly be out of office if they ever came within 100 yards of the truth. Krugman is exceptionally kind to explain away duplicity as mere ignorance."

— Fred_the_literate

commenting on the Sept. 10 Paul Krugman column, "Republicans suffer serious wonk gap"

"Utah is proof that if you ignore the elephant in the room long enough, eventually it dies and becomes a baby grand piano with ivory keys."

— drocalypse

commenting on the Sept. 11 sltrib.com article, "Utah air panel OKs regulations to reduce soot pollution"

"I hope the next person they 'prank' responds with a can of bear spray to their faces...and it goes viral as well."

— westminsterphorum

commenting on the Sept. 11 sltrib.com article, "Utah pranksters called 'creepy' after randomly kissing UVU students"

"What do you have to do as a Utah politician to get arrested? Have a drink without ordering food?"

— SkierJim7

commenting on the Sept. 12 sltrib.com article, "Lawyers say feds won't charge Swallow or Shurtleff"

"Seeing adults model slow sipping with food is probably the best way to show the normal and intended use of alcohol. Binge drinking by peers in secret is doubtless the worst."

— Hail_to_the_chef

commenting on the Sept. 12 sltrib.com article, "Zion curtain pushing Utah restaurants to convert to bars"