Preview: The Seattle Times: Danny Westneat
The Seattle Times Danny Westneat – The Seattle Times
Danny Westneat takes an opinionated look at the Puget Sound region's news, people and politics.
Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:29:10 -0700
GOP’s strange new politics: Going after seniors
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0700
People 60 and older don’t get picked on much in politics. Seniors have long been a sort of untouchable “third rail.” That just changed with the GOP health bill.
For once, Seattle shows how to do resistance right
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:02:50 -0800
Seattle is suddenly national HQ for the Trump resistance. Unlike in some past protest movements around here, this time we’re showing how to do it exactly right. (Hint: no need to smash things.)
Moving to Canada is no election-year joke anymore
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0800
“Moving to Canada” was always a joke, meant to convey disgust with an election result. Nobody ever actually did it. Until now, says a Vancouver immigration attorney.
Trump’s first week isn’t just angering the left
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 20:58:51 -0800
America’s new world order isn’t going over so well with at least some traditionally conservative groups. An evangelical Christian group in Kent is thrown into protest against one of President Trump’s early moves.
Trump’s EPA pick bumbles from Washington state onto national stage
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:55:10 -0800
Feuds, disciplinary actions and lawsuits seem to follow Don Benton around. In an incredible tale of failing up, this former Washington state senator is now off to help President Trump oversee the nation’s 15,000-employee environmental agency. What could go wrong?
How do you spell fiscal hypocrisy? G-O-P
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:49:49 -0800
After years of hectoring about the budget deficit and even shutting down the government over the principle, what did Republicans do upon taking total control this month? Agree to explode the debt.