Wildfires Get Political

Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr

(KCPW News) While the more than half a dozen wildfires burning across Utah certainly have an immediate impact on the nearest residents and the environmental landscape, they also could have a political impact this election year. Every Friday, we talk with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes, a daily, online round-up of Utah politics. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked him how the wildfires burning in Utah, Colorado and other western states could turn political.

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