It’s All About Control | Letters | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

It’s All About Control 

Pin It
Favorite
In his April 9 Hits & Misses column “Indicting DeChristopher,” Ted McDonough wrote, “What the Obama administration hopes to accomplish by now bringing down the hammer on monkey-wrench boy … is hard to fathom.”

The answer is clear! People go into politics to control others. While Obama is glad Tim DeChristopher screwed up Bush’s illegal oil leases, Obama does not want people breaking the rules. If DeChristopher gets away with it, others will try also. Those in power—be they Republican, Democrat, or anything else—need the rules to keep the power.

Sorry, Tim!

B. Morgan
Salt Lake City


Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of Letters, ,DeChristopher

  • Knowledge Is Power

    I agree with Scott Renshaw that there are plenty of things many of us don’t know about Utah...
    • Dec 24, 2013
  • Spandex Saves Skin

    I enjoyed D.P. Sorenson’s “Road Rage” [Dec. 4, City Weekly]. Although I appreciate the satire in it, I want...
    • Dec 24, 2013
  • Facts Have No Bias

    Announced bias versus studied impartiality is hardly new; on that, Rasmuson’s right [“A New Hope,” Nov. 14, City Weekly]. However, whichever you pick doesn’t answer the problem you’re...
    • Nov 20, 2013
  • More »

More by City Weekly Readers

  • Soap Box: May 4-10

    Firefighting, shadow men, hurling and more.
    • May 17, 2017
  • Soap Box: April 27-May 3

    A roundup of our readers' responses to 'the Block,' Granite High preservation, pickleball and Jason Chaffetz.
    • May 10, 2017
  • Soap Box: April 20-26

    Salt Lake City ups its food game!
    • May 3, 2017
  • More »

Latest in Letters

  • Soap Box: May 4-10

    Firefighting, shadow men, hurling and more.
    • May 17, 2017
  • Soap Box: April 27-May 3

    A roundup of our readers' responses to 'the Block,' Granite High preservation, pickleball and Jason Chaffetz.
    • May 10, 2017
  • Soap Box: April 20-26

    Salt Lake City ups its food game!
    • May 3, 2017
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

‚Äč

Readers also liked…

  • Mayor Migraine

    City Weekly does not support a third term for Ralph Becker
    • Oct 7, 2015
  • The State Street Issue

    How old Hwy. 89 has survived, thrived and stayed alive.
    • Aug 17, 2016

© 2017 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation