Well, the primary elections are over. I live in South Jordan, and we had six candidates that were running for mayor. As I read their literature and their websites, I got the feeling that they all were saying about the same thing. They wanted smaller government, giving people more say in their own lives, cutting taxes and using those tax dollars in a better way. They quoted past presidents which gave the impression that they had the same ideals as the candidate. It was hard to pick a person that would be best for our mayor.
I have learned that you can not trust politicians' ads. In the last election for Senate, Scott Howell sounded more Republican than Sen. Orrin Hatch. There is no way of knowing if Scott Howell would have continued with what he said in his ads since he was not elected. We know that Sen. Hatch sounded tough on Obama in his ads but since he was elected we have not heard a peep from him about Obama. I guess he is not a tough old bird.
I do hope that the people in their cities take an active role in the final elections in the fall. Go and attend their debates, attend their mass meetings, ask questions and then decide and vote for the best person.
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