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Encouraged by Democratic vandalism

Encouraged by Democratic vandalism

To the Editor:

As a conservative, it is encouraging to see the unprecedented vandalism of campaign signs in the county. Illegal spray painting, taping over, uprooting, and actual stealing of campaign signs for conservative, law and order candidates is occurring more than I have seen in decades of elections. 

The despicable opposition doing this is sending a message that they are desperate and do not see their candidates winning in fair competition. It is unfortunate, but encouraging, that those doing the destruction, see that their candidates do not have positive, winning messages. The thieving vandals think the positive messages of those in President Trump’s camp can be defeated only by unlawful, destructive actions. They are of the same mentality as those rioting and destroying property in Seattle, Portland, and other cities around this great nation.

Ted Carr


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