Does Your Rep Have Your Back? | Staff Box | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly
DONATE

Does Your Rep Have Your Back? 

Pin It
Favorite
Derek Jones: My representative is Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, definitely not right for me, and definitely not right for Utah. Need I say more?

Rachel Scott: Since my representatives are not “homo- friendly,” I’d have to say no.

Nick Clark: I am living with the comfortable understanding that my representative plays it safe by representing the conservative majority.

Ted Scheffler: No, he’s got me by the balls.

Scott Renshaw: No, but considering the calls and mailings I’ve gotten asking for money, he certainly has my back pocket.

Dan Nailen: Hell, no! That would imply my rep wasn’t some EnergySolutions lackey who resides somewhere a couple counties away from me.

Josh Loftin: Absolutely. I’d take any of our delegation with me to a back-alley knife fight. They may not look intimidating, but nobody fights dirtier than a politician.

Jesse Fruhwirth: My back is up for a federal mineral lease auction soon, so I don’t know who’s got it.

Bryan Bale: Sen. Bob Bennett, R-Utah, opposes any effort to give “all this new power to Washington bureaucrats to protect the environment,” including any cap and trade scheme, on the grounds that the “EPA regulations will kill jobs and devastate our economy.” I’m glad he’s clairvoyant enough to make these predictions, ‘cause I sure ain’t.

Julie Erickson: Of course he does ... with a big ol’ bulls eye right on it.

Jerre Wroble: Truthfully, none of our congressional delegates share my shaky grasp on reality. Maybe that’s to their credit. I guess I have to be thankful there are progressively-minded representatives from other states carrying Utah’s water.

Bill Frost: Are you familiar with the term “lower congress”? Look it up. That’s the portion of my back I believe they have.

Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

  • More Frightening Than a Clown

    Which is more frightening—Ronald McDonald and Bozo or Utah Senators Michael Waddoups and John Valentine?
    • May 25, 2011
  • Men Behaving Badly

    Do any men you know behave badly?
    • May 11, 2011
  • Last Days

    If the Rapture were to take place this month, would you change your lifestyle?
    • May 4, 2011
  • More »

More by City Weekly Staff

  • MUSIC PICKS: APR 15 - 21

    Josaleigh Pollette's Pandemic Year Bedroom Demos, New Nights at Hive Live, The Boardwalk Hosts Yes Horizon Music Festival, and more.
    • Apr 14, 2021
  • THE ESSENTIAL A&E PICKS FOR APRIL 15 - 21

    Pygmalion Productions: If This Wall Could Talk, Plan-B Theatre Co.: Art & Class, Confluence opening reception @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and more.
    • Apr 14, 2021
  • MUSIC PICKS: APR 8 - 14

    Sunfish Are Running for President, LAM Welcomes Back Summer Camps, Kilby Records Discography Goes Online, and more.
    • Apr 7, 2021
  • More »

Latest in Staff Box

© 2021 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation