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Letter: Keep Hillary out at all costs

Melanie Sturm’s article was a reflection of the thinking of many Americans (“My delegate dilemma: To be conscientious, in good conscience,” Commentary, The Aspen Times, July 18). If you attended the Ideas Festival, the many thinking people of America were not present. It was mostly a body of people mirroring a Hillary Clinton bias. Many gooed at the mention of her name and booed at the mention of Donald Trump. Discussions of substance were lacking as the entrenched expressions, more an excuse, to have the first woman Democrat for president stirred me to refer to her lemming contingency as Femocrats.

The point you make, though, recognizes her character was created not from the DNA basis of life but from the malignancy of the Clintons. The dilemma: If not her, then him? It is a lip-biting ballot frustration. Now consider your own words: “Most importantly, it’s about defeating Clinton, the most corrupt and deceitful presidential candidate in modern American history, thereby dismantling the two-tiered justice system before it’s entrenched.” Where does that leave us? After the crash there will be a survivor. Trump has yet to be the most corrupt and deceitful of the two. And if preserving our Constitution is essential, then we all must have the Supreme Court in view when we check the top lines of our ballots.

Tom Balderston

Snowmass village

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