Give Yourself Permission to Do the Right Thing
Letters to the Editor
July 30, 2020
To the Editor:
Perhaps history can forgive those who voted for Trump in 2016.
Trump made many grandiose promises of actions that would shake up the status quo and benefit the common man, steps that certainly have a populist appeal. And previously not having been in the political spotlight, his shady past may not have been well-known by those who are inattentive.
His opponent, Hillary Clinton, had been unfairly and inaccurately characterized for decades; although as a former first lady, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and an authentic intellectual, she may have been one of the most qualified and experienced presidential candidates ever.
Now, however, after several years of the Trump tenure, we see the chronic and dangerous nature of this corrupt, racist, authoritarian narcissist. His faults and failures are far too numerous to be listed here, but they are obvious and indisputable. So the question is how can anyone support this man now that his unfitness is well-documented and universally known?
Please give yourself the permission, now with the benefit of hindsight, to do the right thing this election; otherwise, history may not forgive you again.
Dwight Kennedy, Sr.
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