Letter to the editor
The lies some politicians tell
July 20, 2018
Last week, outgoing Senator Eric Moore offered in these pages “a factual perspective” on “the future of mining and Medicaid in Montana.” The picture he painted was grim, indeed: Unless the Republican-led legislature rushed in to quickly intervene, Montana’s mining industry would grind to a halt thanks to environmental extremists, while legions of lazy able-bodied welfare cheats would hijack our state’s health care system.
The cause of this impending chaos? Two ballot initiatives that had generated sufficient validated signatures to qualify for this November’s general election...