Elfers picks politics over human suffering

There is no ‘silver lining’ to the pandemic.

Elfers picks politics over human suffering

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.

I found this statement by Mr. Elfers absolutely reprehensible: “I grieve for the lost lives and jobs that have come as a result of COVID-19, but if it has shown to the nation and the world that we have a president too incompetent and too narcissistic to earn re-election for another four years, it may in part be worth it.”

His hatred of President Trump is more important than the lives and livelihoods of the people who lost jobs through the mandates of Governor Inslee who decided whose livelihoods and lives were important.

His statement is despicable, offensive beyond comprehension, and speaks poorly of the character of Mr. Elfers as he seems more interested in the left’s political domination than human life.

Elaine Biggerstaff

Bonney Lake


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