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Rush gets last laugh

Well, cartoonist Clay Bennett (Jan. 12) might think he’s funny, but Rush Limbaugh already beat him to the punchline earlier in the week.

Rush’s comment was that it was so cold back there in Washington, D.C., that the Democrats had their hands in their own pockets.

Jake Olmstead



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Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

State lawmakers want to create a legislative loophole in Washington’s Public Records Act. While it’s nice to see Democrats and Republicans working together for once, it’s just too bad that their agreement is that the public is the enemy. As The Spokesman-Review’s Olympia reporter Jim Camden explained Feb. 22, lawmakers could vote on a bill today responding to a court order that the people of Washington are entitled to review legislative records.