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Doogan the Downer

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I first knew that Mike Doogan was headed for my “Bad Guys” list when he started sending nasty emails to his constituents.

An excerpt, in case you missed it:

“Are you people nuts? You send me — and everybody else in the legislature, from the looks of things — Spam and then lecture me on email etiquette — as if there were such a thing? Here’s an etiquette suggestion: Abandon your phony names, do your own thinking and don’t expect everybody to share your obsessions.”

Nice.

Now Representative Mike Doogan has become, to me, the Alaskan equivalent of Debbie Downer. On the radio this afternoon, Mike proceeded to explain why Alaskans will probably not be getting their dividend this year. It is directly related to the downturn in the stock market, but that’s about all I could follow. For some reason, he seemed quite jovial as he described how the legislators were cowering behind their desks in order to hide from questions about the PFD.

It will be interesting to see how this situation plays out. Stay tuned.

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