In a previous Letter to the Editor, I wrote a few things about the Republican Party. A response mentioned losing “all civility when speaking to those from the other side.” I have to wonder whether the writer has heard the occupant in the White House speak?
Trump & Co. have enriched themselves at taxpayer expense ($118 million for golf?); they have corrupted federal law enforcement agencies to protect themselves and they have exploited the nation in the pursuit of profit. He says he wants to “drain the swamp”? He is the swamp.
That’s someone you want to treat with civility?
The writer also suggested “we need dialogue, debate and compromise.” Noble thought, but how do you compromise with a political party immune to such ideas? The writer’s plea “how about we get up and do something?” is exactly what happened in 2018. The voters decided they needed elected officials to stand up to a bully.
But at least Trump said we won the war on Christmas, so there’s that.
Bob Curtis, Pinehurst
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