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Danny Westneat takes an opinionated look at the Puget Sound region's news, people and politics.



Last Build Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:36:05 -0800

 



Baloney in politics works nowadays

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:35:45 -0800

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The new rules of politics — that you can shout any baloney you see on the internet, with no consequence other than that you win — were on display this year in a campaign right here in the Seattle area.



This goodbye really hurts: Linc’s Tackle taught Seattle how to fish

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:47:17 -0800

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This one hurts: The heart and soul of Seattle’s urban fishing culture for generations, Linc’s Tackle, is closing down. A pioneering immigrant family used the dusty shop to school tens of thousands of Seattleites in how to fish, crab and squid.



Counties in Washington that rely most on Obamacare voted for Trump

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:00:59 -0800

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Nine of the 10 counties in this state that have benefited the most from Obamacare also voted for Donald Trump. How much are we obligated to care, then, when tens of thousands of them get thrown off health coverage?



Seattle’s latest growth industry: bemoaning what’s been lost

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:52:08 -0800

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Growth is so dizzying in Seattle right now that one of the hottest things going is nostalgia for what’s in the way.



Trump victory translates to ‘silver lining and hope’ for watchdog groups

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:26:48 -0800

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Talk about a “Trump effect”: Support to groups pledging to watchdog the new administration have gone off the charts since the election.



Seattle’s own ‘click-bait’ news site serves up red meat for liberals

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:48:36 -0800

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One of the websites that ended up on a widely shared list of fake news purveyors is run out of a house in Seattle.



Trump voters hiding in plain sight in King County

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:15:49 -0800

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Even in Seattle, one of the bluest cities in the country, just about everyone’s got a neighbor or two who voted for Donald Trump. Most likely they are in hiding.



Kshama Sawant should’ve blasted Trump when it mattered

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:54:06 -0800

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It’s becoming clear that Trump didn’t win the election so much as Democrats lost it, when disenchanted liberals either didn’t show up or voted third party. Exactly as Kshama Sawant urged them to do.



The year the white man roared

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 22:53:19 -0800

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We thought this was going to be another Year of the Woman. Instead, it was the Year the White Man Roared.



Take the annual election quiz — it’s beyond belief

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:51:41 -0700

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There’s nothing left to do in this election but weep. Or panic. Before you do either, though, take this quiz about some of the unprecedented insanity that was Election 2016.



Election-year wonder: Seattle Republican could win state race

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:09:04 -0700

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We’ve seen a lot of weird things this election season. Among the strangest is that a little-known Seattle Republican on the ballot maybe has a chance to win.



Forget issues, candidates — voting has gone tribal, professor says

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:21:08 -0700

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A UW professor finds that we’re now so partisan we can’t agree on much of anything, from basic facts to the American way of life.



Misogyny and racism, sure — but not in Seattle congressional race

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:15:07 -0700

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Seattle’s polite congressional race saw its first attack ad this week. Then suddenly it turned into thin-skinned progressive infighting at its worst.



So The Donald won’t accept election results? Who cares?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:14:43 -0700

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It doesn’t really matter if Donald Trump accepts the results of the election because this is one reality show in which he’s not the boss.



Writer to share field notes from life among Trump’s core base

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:14:23 -0700

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Wondering how in the world Trump ever happened? A sociologist spent five years immersed in Trump’s white, working-class base, and she’s coming to Seattle to talk about what she found.



For aid workers on front lines, clearing of Jungle an unequivocal success

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 22:13:55 -0700

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Was the months-long effort to clear Seattle’s Jungle homeless encampment worth it? The City Council is unconvinced. But the people who actually did the work have 87 reasons the council’s wrong.



He told you so: Chris Vance warns GOP about what Trump has wrought

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:47:50 -0700

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The local Republican who warned his party not to fall for the toxic Donald Trump is out with a new warning about their fate.



Now Seattle wants to copy Portland’s disastrous homeless camping policy

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:02:10 -0700

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Seattle’s big idea is to let the homeless camp legally in parts of the city. Another city just tried this. It was such a disaster it dropped the approach after only six months.



Citizen watchdog calls out Seattle City Council for blurring lines with advocacy groups

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:29:03 -0700

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A former Microsoftie turned obsessive Seattle City Council watcher has noticed that City Hall is now letting the activist groups write the laws for them.



The cheering over Trump’s tax brag is truly chilling

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:16:35 -0700

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I asked some Trump supporters what they thought of him bragging about possibly not paying any income tax. Not only were they fine with it — it’s a key selling point for why he should be president.