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Inslee's failed ways

Inslee's failed ways

Jay Inslee, the Democrat candidate for governor, claims he has a book on green energy that Bill Clinton thinks is wonderful in his TV and radio commercials. Now Clinton might think Jay's book is wonderful, but is that a reason to vote for Inslee?

Jay's book is a huge failure. Jay's book ranks 589,000 on Amazon's bestseller list.

Now that might not be a reason not to vote for Jay. However, Jay's book advocates a whole lot of junk science and using technology that does not yet exist. Jay wants us to believe in currently empty promises, promises that no one can yet deliver on. They are expensive promises that will cost the state billions of dollars.

Jay was a staunch supporter of Solyndra, the bankrupt solar power company, of Evergreen Solar, another bankrupt solar power company, and SpectraWatt, a bankrupt solar cell company. All three companies were bailout fund receivers and all three public money losers. Jay's support has cost the U.S. taxpayers hundreds of millions of lost and wasted dollars.

One has to think that Jay Inslee has a record of backing failures and would bankrupt our state. Jay has not shown proven leadership, rather the exact opposite. Jay has a record of choosing the wrong things and wasting billions of dollars.

Our state cannot afford Jay and his ideas. Private company leaders would go to jail for this kind of deception and wasting of public money.

– James Rutz

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