An Idaho Statesman online poll found that 85 percent of those voting opposed Rep. Butch Otter's damn-fool plan to sell off up to 15 percent of the nation's public lands. So what does Otter do? He takes his name off the legislation. "I was wrong," he told Boise's KTVB. "It wasn't the first time and it won't be the last.”
State Dem party chair Richard Stallings isn't letting Otter slide away from the issue so easily. "Butch Otter still doesn’t get it,” Stallings said in a news release tonight. “It’s not enough for Otter simply to take his name off the legislation. If he was doing his job, Otter would be actively fighting against this bill and any others that would do the same thing.” Read more here.