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Divided because of the Dems

A close friend who isn’t comfortable writing to the paper asked me to comment on Roger Marolt’s July 31 column (“Divided we free-fall,” aspentimes.com). I don’t read Roger, so I had to look up the column. Wow. Roger was spot on about the country being so divided that some aren’t proud of our flag. I understand why.

A 2016 presidential candidate who considered half the country “deplorable.” A 3-year fictitious witch hunt falsely accusing the president of colluding with Russia. An “impeachment” over routine international communications. Entrapment of a new national security adviser followed by years of his political prosecution. Abuse of the FBI, IRS, and other agencies to punish political opponents.

Vilification of a Supreme Court nominee without credible grounds. Tolerance of riots and looting. Use of the funeral of a civil rights icon to spread lies about the other party.

Roger’s right. We are divided.

Maurice Emmer


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