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Why vote for the unqualified?

Why vote for the unqualified?

To the Editor:

Could someone please explain to me why an experienced, qualified tax collector who has successfully run the office for Haywood County was voted out in favor of a college student with no experience and no qualifications that I am aware of?

Surely, surely it’s not just because there was an “R” after his name.

Did we learn nothing from the Cawthorn fiasco?

Joanne Strop


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  • Maybe locals are tired of being screwed by an incumbent and want something fresh even with NO experience!

    posted by Martin

    Tuesday, 11/22/2022

  • Sounds very elitist that just because someone isn't a college graduate that they cant do something. The democrats surely enjoy demeaning those that aren't college educated.

    posted by BT

    Sunday, 11/20/2022

  • Because the alternative was a democrat...

    posted by Kris V

    Thursday, 11/17/2022

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