Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor | Vote against insanity

Two sayings, neither original to me, seem to be appropriate at this time.

First, “When democracy sinks to the place where it is simply an object of personal advantage for those who can exploit it for their advantage, it is in great trouble.”

Second: “Repeatedly doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results is insanity.”

The voting record of our current representative to the U.S. House of Representatives makes it absolutely clear that he supports the needs and wants of the rich and powerful.

To his credit he stands publicly and firmly on his record and gives every indication that, if elected, he would continue his course.

His opposition is truly his opposite — in sex, background and her perceptions of what we need from our government as a local area and a nation.

True, she is untested in the bitter climate of Washington, and we must vote for her on her word and promise.

To vote for more of the same old, same old and expect a different outcome is, as noted, a form of insanity.

So I will take a chance that the woman will be true to word and work for the not rich, the not connected middle folks of the 5th District.

Carl Amick