Fast Focus 'How can we get more people to run for public office?' Quality candidates, not quantity

May 19, 2013 

Gauging by everything from the financial bailout of banks and the automobile industry to the muddle of immigration and gun control at the national level -- without even getting into the scene in Olympia -- I would think the question shouldn't be about getting more people to run for public office.

How about framing a forum next week with the inquiry: "How can we save ourselves from incompetent people in office or running for public office?"

-- BINK OWEN, Walla Walla

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