What do we expect from our elected leaders? First and foremost, we want honesty and obedience to the law. I'm outraged that our governor and other elected officials deliberately deceived the voters and took part in a secret meeting in Uintah County on March 27 ("Don't close the door on the public," My View, Aug. 7).
Meetings that should be transparent, by law, shouldn't be held in secret — period. Notification should be posted as required by law. It's kindergarten morality. Don't principles matter anymore?
Is it OK to be immoral and deceitful for a certain cause? That's not what we teach our children. Shouldn't the grown men we elect be at least as honest as we expect children to be?
We must do our jobs as citizens and hold our leaders accountable for doing their jobs legally and openly for us all to see.
Salt Lake City
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