[photopress:finger_pointing_796415.jpg,thumb,alignright]I am not sure who or where this letter should be directed. I am not even sure if I am angry. Perhaps I am just confused? Here is my dilemma. I was born and raised in the Northwest and I guess you can say I bleed rain. purple and gold, lattes and the Seahawks :). I typically don’t get involved in the political game, however the past couple of years have gotten me to question my NW beliefs.
In my opinion, NW locals take pride in their liberal political beliefs. In recent years, this liberalism has elected Gov. Chris Gregoire (no comments from the Rossi camp please), King County Executive Ron Sims and Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels. As I mentioned in my blog almost a year ago, What the Viaduct Vote means (even to those outside of Seattle), it looks as though things are progressing… or aren’t they… there in lies my confusion!
A week ago today, the trifecta of indecision finally joined forces and announced a major step forward in replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct along Seattle’s central waterfront. If you read this report you will see that once again, this is another futile attempt by our elected officials to make good on a promise while at the same time creating even more red tape to getting a final decision. “The central waterfront project will be decided through a collaborative process managed by the State of Washington, King County, and the City of Seattle.