Idaho’s largest newspaper has this editorial this morning.

Our View: Otter should tone down wolf rhetoric. Idaho Statesman.

Note added on January 14, 2007. Although the link above has expired, it turns out that the Statesman was absolutely correct in its worries.

 
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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

One Response to Idaho Statesman editorial worries about wolves under Idaho's governor-elect

  1. avatar Tim Z. says:

    Otter’s election to governor is Idaho’s worst nightmare. This guy cares less about the environment than the Bush administration.

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