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How can anyone Vote for Trump?

How can anyone Vote for Trump?

To the Editor:

“Trump lied, people died.” I can’t even begin to describe the range of emotion I felt when I heard those four words spoken on a news show this morning (Sept. 10). So much for “Promises Made, Promises Kept.” Death is going to be Trump’s legacy.

His claims of being the “law and order” president are meaningless because he has failed in one of his basic duties: keeping America safe.

My outrage is magnified by the fact that he’s trying to justify his lack of action by saying he didn’t want to panic the American people; however, he never hesitates to incite panic when it serves his interest. 

Remember the violent, disease-infested migrant caravans he repeatedly said were coming toward the Mexican border prior to the 2018 election? Now he’s trying to frighten suburbanites into voting for him because “they want safety.”

Instilling the fear of violence and racial unrest is the only campaign strategy Trump has for this election. There wasn’t even a platform for the 2020 Republican National Convention! It’s all about him.

If you are a Trump supporter, I hope you are doing some serious soul searching since the release of the Bob Woodward/Trump tapes. Can you really, in good conscience, cast your vote for a man who symbolizes death and destruction?

Myrna Campbell

Democratic Party Chairperson

Haywood County

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