"No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, that man may be governed by reason and truth. Our first object should therefore be, to leave open to him all the avenues to truth. The most effectual hitherto found, is the freedom of the press. It is, therefore, the first shut up by those who fear the investigation of their actions." --Thomas Jefferson to John Tyler, 1804.

Reasons for recall

The mayor of Arlington, Oregon, has been recalled on a vote of 139-142, in large part because she once posted a picture – taken before she became mayor – dressed in what amounts to a swim suit.

Consider this another argument for reform of the recall law . . .

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