148,000 deaths isn’t a silver lining

And what was that about a Civil War?

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the column, “Maybe there’s one silver lining in this current dark cloud”, published July 22.

Mr. Elfers states that the 148,000-plus COVID-19 deaths in the United States (half of them are older people in nursing homes) is worth it if the nation has realized it that President Trump is incompetent. Worth 148,000 deaths? Really? Mr. Elfers also states that a vote for President Trump is a vote for Civil War. Is Mr. Elfers saying that the Democrat Party will start another civil war if President Trump is re-elected? Rich Elfers is not “In Focus.”

Nancy Gath

Enumclaw


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