State voters displayed a puzzling inconsistency

I never cease to be amazed by the state of Washington.

How can the same voters who shrewdly recognized Initiative 1098 as a cynical attempt to impose a state income tax then turn around and also re-elect Patty Murray, whose support for every conceivable tax-and-spend program is unrivaled in Congress?

How can an electorate that once again felt the need to encumber its representatives with a ballot measure requiring a two-thirds vote to raise taxes by and large re-elect the same group of worthless scoundrels who overturned a previous state law that imposed the very same restrictions?

Is it possible to test voters for schizophrenia before mailing them a ballot?

J.M. Mezzanotte is Port Orchard resident.

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