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Letter: Grassley wrong on assessment of DeVos

By Dennis Phelps, Westbrook

Senator Grassley’s recent column regarding the recent confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education was the classic case of elected officials not representing the wishes of a constituency. Our illustrious senators from South Dakota were much the same.

It’s interesting that they can rationalize something as absurd as appointing someone who clearly bought and paid for a position for which she is clearly unqualified. What’s more, in the next breath, Grassley says, oh well … .she doesn’t have any power anyway!  It’s another one of those “I’m not sure that you inferred what I meant to imply” situations.

It just gets curiouser and curiouser.