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Partisan politics has no place in parade

Dear Editor:

Yesterday, my wife and I motored into Aspen to see the annual Fourth of July Parade. We were delighted to see the usual, zany homegrown presentations, something for all ages. Included was a wonderful salute to the veterans of foreign wars.

Also included was a procession of people and floats supporting one of the candidates for President of the United States. I was offended by this procession. I am wondering if there are others who feel as I do; that partisan politics has no place in a parade sponsored and paid for by the citizens of Aspen. It is no different than a religious group putting together floats and a procession supporting their particular religion.

I would like to suggest that this not be allowed again and that the City Council take a position to this effect.

Sincerely,

Louis Brandt

Snowmass Village


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