Say What?! Utah Politicos in Quotes and the Week in Review | Sept 8-14

This week’s collection of interesting quotes from the #UTPOL and beyond, ranging from the thought provoking to the jaw dropping, from the dead serious to the just plain hilarious. Did we miss any? Send them to us at UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com, and we’ll consider them for next week’s edition. Good luck, but Not Really At the end of the event we each wished each other luck in our respective campaigns…but not too much.–Rep. Jeremy Peterson after a debate with his opponent. Curse You, Partisan Spell Checker Your spell check is an anarchist. “@BjaminWood:…

Salt Lake County: Winder Loses County Its SWAT Vehicle After Using it on the Campaign

An accusation that Jim Winder, Salt Lake County Sheriff,  violated the Hatch Act by using government resources at campaign fundraising events  has left Salt Lake County without its privately owned SWAT vehicle. Whether Winder will end up under investigation remains to be seen. Meanwhile, Salt Lake County’s SWAT may be hitching rides with squad cars for a while. First reported by the City Weekly, Winder used the county’s $350,000 BearCat and SWAT team members at campaign event at Tooele’s Big Shot Ranch in October of 2013. After receiving a text message over a…