I want to fight terrorism as much as anyone. I want the streets of Spokane to be safe from crime. I want our luxury hotel guests and
affluent downtown condo dwellers to feel secure as they look down upon the rest of us. But until we can be assured that Big Brother isn't peeping at them in their underwear, I say it's time to turn those high-tech spy cameras OFF! I'm feeling really creeped out after reading the state's voyeurism case against Darin Earl Wanlust. Oops. That's "Wanless." Looks like I made one a them Freudian watchacallits there. Which is understandable. The 32-year-old Cheney man was canned from his guard job last June for allegedly using the security cameras perched atop the U.S. Courthouse compound to peer into the bedrooms of a downtown condominium and Davenport Hotel -- Doug Clark/Spokesman-Review.
Full SR column by Doug Clark here.
Question (from Doug Clark): Why must (Spokane's) civic scandals be so freakishly weird?