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By Lou Marzeles

A roll-call vote at this meeting probably began with 'Arrrgh!'


This exercise will test the limits of your credulity, but give it a try: imagine, if you will, a regional branch of a major political party right here in our beloved U.S. of A., one that fielded its first presidential candidate with Abraham Lincoln, one that has stood for traditional values, honor for God and country and our armed forces, one that espouses integrity as an ideal—now imagine that local branch saying that it stands for these same principles but using the clumsiest and most transparent of cheap, ugly, bullyish tactics to silence its opposition and get what it wants.

Seems implausible, yet that very scenario is playing out in the Klickitat County Republican Party (KCRP). Tha...

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