Letter: Hannold must represent electorate, including ‘libs’


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

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