Legislative sausage looks good
Published 05/16/2011, The Jamestown Sun
Legislating often is likened to sausage-making: The process isn’t pretty, but the outcome can be satisfying. The 2011 North Dakota Legislature was anything but pretty. Leaders of the majority did their best to muck up a session with pandering and over-the-top power grabbing. Most of their nonsensical initiatives were slapped down, which speaks well of most lawmakers in the Republican majority and Democratic minority.Word count: 414
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