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Spin Control

Say what?

Kids may say the darnedest things, as Art Linkletter once insisted. But folks at legislative hearings can be a close second. This week’s best description came from an opponent of a plan to raise taxes on vaporized nicotine, or e-cigarettes. Vaping, as it is sometimes called, is a much better choice than smoking cigarettes, Anthony McMullen told the House Finance Committee.

“It’s like going from licking dirt to eating cake,” he said. 



Jim Camden
Jim Camden joined The Spokesman-Review in 1981 and retired in 2021. He is currently the political and state government correspondent covering Washington state.

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