You can read it here. The gist is up high:
"When you look at what the chief has been doing over at the (Washington State) Patrol with reduction of fatalities on the highways, GMAP is a mainstay of what he's been doing. That's lives saved," she said. "But you know what? It's not sexy to put it on a bumper sticker and in a 24-second ad and say 'Let's talk GMAP.'"
Rossi said Gregoire has spent too much money in the past four years, including expanding her office with the 15-person, $2.5 million-per-year program.
"You can get good information, have it in front of you and still make bad decisions," he said. "You can have all the people you want around you and telling you things, but if you're going to do things in purely a political nature instead of what's right, that's a problem."
Of course, to accomplish this feat, I had to avoid the words "target," "measurable," "opportunity," and "process," all of which are gateway words to data nerddom. (OK, I used "process" but I was quoting Jason Mercier, who suffers from prolonged GMAP exposure.) Also, very few numbers in the story, or a detailed explanation of GMAP, the reading of which would zzzzz