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Editor's note: the following is in response to a previous letter by J. Buss.
Community Events, August 2016
As Benjamin Disraeli or Mark Twain stated, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." The following statistics may cause more glazed eyes than doughnuts at the local bakery, but here goes.
Like the author of last week's column, I too am frustrated with the political realm and the choices we face for presidential candidates. Unlike the author, I decided weeks ago to avoid watching the many regional and statewide appearances of the remaining competitors, especially given the hate-filled vitriol that permeates the press and televised proceedings.
I watched as much of the political conventions of both parties that I could stomach. I wish Ted Cruz received the Republican nomination; he is a smart, pro-Constitution candidate that loves this country. But that is politics.
I am a Boy Scout who is working on my Eagle Scout project.