Considering some of the activities that took place at this year's state Republican convention, as well as the pained and, in some cases, arrogant reaction to Elder Marlin K. Jensen's counsel, it is abundantly clear why The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints cannot be associated with any political party. If the choice is between Jim Hansen and the Republican Party or Elder Jensen and the church, the choice is clear.

Fred GrahamSalt Lake City