Letter to the Editor
January 31, 2019
The letter by Randy Leinen of January 24th had some valid points regarding the sausage making process known as an omnibus bill. They say making sausage is an ugly process, and so too with government spending bills.
If each link of the sausage were made simply out of separate ingredients, perhaps the meat, the fat, the gristle and the less desirable parts, who then would purchase it, or vote for it? It’s only by the give and take, tit for tat, that any law maker concedes on one issue to gain advantage for his district or lobbyist.
I’ll admit it’s not an ideal situation....