Middle River Dispatches is a gumbo of posts about fly-fishing, conservation, politics and days afield.

The appalling and entirely predictable GOP reaction to Roy Moore’s accusers – The Washington Post

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Source: The appalling and entirely predictable GOP reaction to Roy Moore’s accusers – The Washington Post

Trump Attacks Teddy Roosevelt’s Grand Legacy – The New York Times

Source: Trump Attacks Teddy Roosevelt’s Grand Legacy – The New York Times

Why we all need the Democrats to abandon gun control — High Country News

Hal Herring believes that Democrats should give up on gun control –– in order to win in the West and because it’s the right thing to do.

Source: Why we all need the Democrats to abandon gun control — High Country News

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Makes the Heart Grow Fonder – The New York Times

Source: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Makes the Heart Grow Fonder – The New York Times

The sorry state of Murdoch media – The Washington Post

Source: The sorry state of Murdoch media – The Washington Post

Conservative Hunters & Fishers May Help Determine the Fate of National Monuments

Sporting groups have entered the political fray in the monuments debate

Source: Conservative Hunters & Fishers May Help Determine the Fate of National Monuments

Trump is now effectively calling a Gold Star widow a liar, despite the White House not backing him up – The Washington Post

Source: Trump is now effectively calling a Gold Star widow a liar, despite the White House not backing him up – The Washington Post

Praire Salvation

Patagonia Provisions supports ranches committed to restoring grasslands through grazing techniques that build soil quality and biodiversity.

Source: patagoniaprovisions.com

McCain in Twilight: An Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism

Senator John McCain, the irrepressible Arizona Republican, has long felt free to speak his mind. But since his cancer diagnosis, he has been a vocal defender of national ideals.

Source: McCain in Twilight: An Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism

Secretary Zinke, it’s time to call it quits (opinion) – CNN

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has demonstrated that his priorities lie with the President and special interest groups — not the American people, whom he should be working for, writes Joel Clement.

Source: Secretary Zinke, it’s time to call it quits (opinion) – CNN