by Dr. Ed Berry
Montanans do not support Rep. Keith Regier’s values.
Rep. Keith Regier’s reply to my letter of October 4 (see below) shows a good candidate can defeat him in his next election.
By his own admission, Regier could not understand my October 4 letter. He may not understand this one either.
Regier wrote, “I simply vote my values; values that the majority of voters in HD 4 agree.”
Let’s review how Regier’s “values” compare to voters in HD 4.
Rep. Regier did not support Ryan Zinke for Congress. In 2014, HD 4 gave Regier 2658 votes and Zinke 2585 votes, a difference of only 73. Therefore, Regier’s anti-Zinke values represent less than 3 percent of HD 4 voters, not the majority as he claims.
Regier did not support the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Water Compact. His key reason is the Compact “gives the tribe off-reservation water rights” and “no other tribal water compact grants off-reservation water rights.” His other reasons are even more absurd. [Read more…]