Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum
I'll have to say I have a hard time following the writing of our two "Peace Embassadors" from Humboldt County, Ellen Taylor and Mike Evenson. They've been sending in fairly regular commentaries to the Eureka Reporter on their experiences of late in Washington D.C.
If I'm reading them right, both of their last commentaries seem to have a common theme: Both political parties operate the same way and for the same reasons- to keep themselves in power. That's just my interpretation of this one by Ellen Taylor, and this one by Mike Evenson. Again, maybe I'm misreading what they're trying to say or just putting my own spin on it.
I find it refreshing, though, to find something other than the ordinary partisan loyalty that we see brought to the debate by writers on just about any issue nowadays. Frankly, I would have expected the two to join the others in blaming all the ills of man one either the Republicans or Democrats as Mike Thompson seems to do in Evenson's piece. Refreshing indeed. I'd like to see more of such commentary in the future.