I am reading in all of the newspapers today about the record number of women and minority candidates who won political office. The headline was “candidates of color made history on election night 2021.”

Then I read the headline in The Pilot that Pinehurst voters elected two white guys to represent our community. Go figure.

Joe Novia

Pinehurst

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Stephen Woodward

Two white guys who are exceedingly qualified. They did not have any role in choosing their prospective opponents. They were not opposed. What’s your point?

Jack Line

Thank you for your comment. I agree with you. What is his point?

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