Well, the first Gubernatorial debate for Washington State was held in Spokane last week, and it was of course between Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna. One of highlights of the debate was when Rob McKenna said working class homeowners were the cause of our economic meltdown . . . the darn working class just could not pay their bills . . . shame on them. Inslee quickly rebuted him and correctly pointed out that it was Wall Street Bankers, not hard working middle class families that are to blame.
Jay Inslee, who is of course running for the Governor of Washington, was in Spokane the other day. Democrat Jay Inslee was speaking to business people and other leaders in the community about how Spokane can be made into a economic engine for biotech and clean energy jobs. He started with the below quote.
I want to be the first Governor of the State of Washington with roots in Eastern Washington in 75 years . . . the last was Clarence Martin. I am ready to be a governor for the whole state of Washington including Spokane county . . .
There is more about Jay Inslee candidate for Washington Governor below the fold, but a full video of him can be found at SpokaneWatch.net.
Eastern Washington Politics is a project of Eastern Washington Voters. The opinions expressed on this site belong to the authors of each post, and may not reflect the views of Eastern Washington Voters.