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By FRANK WATSON
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It's the elected elite who reign in Olympia

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Last updated 1/30/2020 at 12:11pm



Oligarchy. I like the sound of the word. It kind of rolls off the tongue, but I don’t like it as a form of government.

Winning an election does not grant the victor wisdom beyond those of us who have never run for office. Those whom we have selected to represent us in Olympia seem to believe it does. Rather than be accountable to the electorate, our elected officials consider themselves a cut above the general public.

It would seem private citizens, both individually and collectively, are viewed as a source of revenue, of no value except to fund the visions of our omniscient officials. Th...



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