Hijack the process...
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The recent move by the local faction of the Republican Party to subvert the majority fits right in with the national agenda of the GOP: grab power however and wherever possible.

If this was, as the party vice-chair claims, just a “group of citizens” working toward better governance, I doubt there’d be as much push back as there is — but this wasn’t just a group of citizens; it was the inner circle of Grand County’s GOP — who have consistently failed to provide an agenda that the majority of Grand County voters support.

And if the actions of this highly partisan group were performed on a level playing field, there also wouldn’t be the push back that we have now — but it wasn’t; this group used privileged information, which one of their members failed to share with our elected representatives, to literally take control over the process of choosing our form of governance.

I guess when gerrymandering and voter suppression aren’t enough, you hijack the process altogether. I don’t trust this group one bit.

—Mike Coronella

Moab


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