Gov. Murkowski's Decision to Go Over Heads of Voters is Appalling
Letters to the
Editor / Anchorage Daily News / November 8, 2003
We were appalled
that your governor, the infamous Frank Murkowski, had gone over the voters'
heads after votes in 1996, and 2000 stated clearly the people of Alaska
did not want wolves murdered by cowards in aircraft.
Hunters have attempted to destroy predators in the past so that they could lay
claim to the remaining spoils. What you end up getting are sickly herds of animals
that do not respond to their normal instincts. You may as well go out in the
field and shoot "Ol' Bessy."
What has happened in Alaska, with the reintroduction of wolf murder by aircraft,
is a heinous act of man against nature. My wife and I would never consider subsidizing
tourist dollars in a state that would allow such atrocities.
My solution would be to recall Murkowski and his friends. He has outlived his
leadership potential. His humanly abusive tactics have spilled over into his
treatment of wildlife.
Whatever Alaskans decide, you won't see my wife and me, and many others like
us, aiding and abetting the Murkowski bullies by spending money in the state
of Alaska until you have solved this problem.
-- Larry Orzechowski / Phoenix AZ
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