The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on

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"If we do art trying not to offend anyone, then it is no longer art but meaningless, thoughtless fluff."

— CWC24

commenting on the Jan. 2 article, " 'All Shook Up' too racy for district; Herriman High show canceled"

"Absolutely no connection between him going to work for a firm that regularly represents Bank Of America? I call BS!"

— SAR84067

commenting on the Jan. 2 article, "Lawyers question Shurtleff's 180 in foreclosure case: Outgoing Utah A.G. says there's no link between his support of BofA settlement and his new firm having bank as client."

"Frankly, as long as Utah remains a GOP stronghold, federal legislators will pay more attention to the needs of swing state Nevada."

— Susan in the Pink Hat

commenting on the Jan. 2 State of the Debate blog post, "Editorial Sampler: Water wars ..."

"GOP, if Hatch doesn't have your back, you know you're doing something wrong."

— Latter-Day Dude

commenting on the Jan. 1 article, "Hatch only Utahn in D.C. to back fiscal cliff deal"

"The Republican Party, and their cheerleaders at Fox and on AM radio, is a much greater threat to the U.S. than Iran is."

— r_dale

commenting on the Jan. 2 Steven Lobell commentary, "To attack or to deter a nuclear Iran?"

"Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more. — Proverbs 31:6-7 (KJV)

— Chester4

commenting on the Jan. 2 San Jose Mercury News editorial, "How to die"