Letter: Wouldn’t it have been nice to talk to our representative

More and more I’m noticing the great disconnect between us (people who vote) and those questionably in power.

Editor:

More and more I’m noticing the great disconnect between us  (people who vote) and those questionably in power.

For instance, our BC Minister for Health, Terry Lake, showed up in Williams Lake to do what amounts to a layman’s visual analysis of the hospital.

Nobody knew he was coming.

And, as a result, we (people who vote) didn’t have an opportunity to collect our own health services information to share, much less did it provide a spontaneous opportunity to talk with our so-called Liberal representative face-to-face.

I know, I know, they hate that, but we rather like connecting in person.

It’s our feet in the stirrups, our colons on the table, our tonsils in the trash, our parents in “homes,” our votes being belatedly seduced, and our biopsies floating around somewhere while  handwritten notes adorn a local clinic’s door citing temporary closures “ … because we have no doctors.”

Just sayin,’ politicians. Just sayin.’

Sherry O’Sullivan

Williams Lake

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