Letter: Hannold must represent electorate, including ‘libs’

Editor,

We should all be questioning the ability of Mr. Rick Hannold to do his job sensibly and maturely.

During a meeting concerning the Planning Commission, reported in the Aug. 8 Whidbey News-Times, Hannold, in a supposed fit of frustration, stated that he doesn’t approve of labels, referring to different housing types.

Yet, he goes on to ironically label a huge section of his electorate as “libs,” a term almost always used in a derogatory way by Republicans, and to stereotype these “libs” as people who love labels, whatever that means.

I’m sorry, Rick, that your electorate wants clear, transparent government that’s easy to understand.

Do your job with some more respect of those you represent.

David Coleman

Oak Harbor

More in Letters to the Editor

Letter: Bazaar a success thanks to vendors, the shoppers

Editor, The 16th Annual Kiwanis Beachcombers Bazaar was great, thanks to our… Continue reading

Letter: Ending partnership with CWFR will hurt community

Editor, Last month, WhidbeyHealth announced it would terminate in December an 11-year… Continue reading

Letter: Any Democrat would be better than Donald Trump

Editor, A recent letter to the editor posed a couple of questions… Continue reading

Letter: Paper’s editorial about FOI states what needed said

Editor, Thanks so much for putting in print what needed to be… Continue reading

Letter: Training at OLF Coupeville a matter of life and death

Editor, It’s been over two years since I retired as the deputy… Continue reading

Letter: AG’s lawsuit against Navy is a political spectacle

By Christine Cribb The mission of the Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of… Continue reading

Letter: Greenbank Progressive Club is back ‘home,’ come and see

Editor, The Greenbank Progressive Club is back home in our clubhouse and… Continue reading

Letter: Navy League uninterested in facts, science, solutions

Editor, It’s bad news for this community and our region that the… Continue reading

Rockin’ a Hard Place: Balkanizing the Rock: What distrust may lead to

I’m just back from a dream trip along the coast of Slovenia… Continue reading

Most Read