What’s in a reputation?
For one Utah resident who wrote a letter to Gov. Spencer Cox, fairly a bit.
“I have no idea if you recognize this, however when folks say your surname it sounds just like the phrase c–okay. It’s obscene!” the Aug. 5 letter said.
The unidentified author demanded the 46-year-old governor change his “foul, soiled” title.
“Us first rate folks right here in Utah is not going to stand for it. The honorable Republican get together is not going to stand for it. Most significantly, I cannot stand for it,” the letter author continued.
The creator insisted they and “1000’s of different Utahns can be sitting in protest, not standing, till you alter your heinous surname to one thing much less offensive. It is a social justice concern and we is not going to be denied primary human decency!”
Cox, who posted an image of the letter on his Twitter account, appeared bemused.
“Actually grateful for the criticism and constructive suggestions I get from constituents that demand I… *checks notes* …change my title?” he wrote.
The letter author wasn’t pleased with simply protesting, declaring that if the governor didn’t give himself a brand new moniker, “we are going to assemble and do what democracy was made to do by recalling you from workplace due to your filthy surname.
“THIS IS THE GREAT STATE OF UTAH! We don’t settle for sick jokes to run rampant in our civil establishments. We demand a response to this letter and we count on to listen to again out of your workplace quickly
A really involved citizen”