Opinion: Blame bandwagon makes little sense

This letter is based on my experience with the fluctuation of salmon prices, simple economics and upside down politics! In the past year or so our country, and in fact the rest of the world, has gone through record-breaking disasters! The scientists have a hard time contributing this phenomenon as being natural! They say that the record-breaking heat, wild fires, floods, hurricanes and tornadoes that destroy farms, factories, stores, warehouses, forests, etc., etc., etc., are due to climate change largely caused by human-made pollution. Now, the simple economics shows that supply and demand determines the price of products. If supply is low and demand is essential we will have inflation! Now, of course, we have to blame someone! Let’s all get on the bandwagon and blame the the guy that listens and believes science and tries his best to do something about climate change not to mention the pandemic and see if we can lower his approval ratings below 42%! It is hard to believe that one guy from previous administration could do so much damage to so many politicians and voters ability to reason and compromise!

Floyd Peterson,


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