In his weekly Cheers & Jeers column, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune gives JEERS to ... Idaho state Treasurer Ron Crane:
No, he didn't lose another $8.7 million of your tax dollars by manipulating public investments.
He didn't tour Manhattan in first-class style while on the state's business.
Crane didn't stick you with another $8,000 gas bill for his commute to work.
And he was not spreading more lucrative contracts to politically friendly financial institutions.
All he did this time was embarrass the state - a little.
Serving as the Idaho delegation's mouthpiece at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, Crane told the world: "Idaho is the most Republican state in the nation. We are so Republican that when we say the Pledge of Allegiance, it's 'To the Republicans for which it stands.' " Full Cheers & Jeers column here.