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Letter: Doing their worst

  • Author: Harold Johnston
    | Opinion
  • Updated: August 12
  • Published August 12

Kevin Clarkson, Alaska’s attorney general, on Sunday in these pages addressed the sexual assault epidemic in Alaska. After agreeing that this is a terrible problem for our state, he announced the administration’s solution: Encouraging Alaska men to “choose respect,” and finding a bunch of volunteer attorneys to help victims. Seriously?

In a state where we have, according to U.S. Attorney General William Barr — no bleeding-heart liberal — a “public safety emergency,” our state government solution is jawboning and volunteers? This just further displays the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of the Dunleavy administration.

— Harold Johnston, M.D.

Anchorage

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