It’s always a compliment when someone reads one’s letter in this newspaper, especially when someone takes the time to respond. It would be nice, however, if the writer would use the whole sentence, not just cherry pick what irritated him. The correct quote is, “Have the leaders in the House nothing better to do than get in front of the camera and spew allegations of a cover up, of lying, of incompetence, all the while investigating everything about the man including business transactions years before he even ran for president?”
Frankly, I’m tired of the whole discussion of whether politicians of any ilk make false statements, including those accusing our government of keeping people “in cages ... where they do not have room to sit, much less lie down on the cold concrete floor. Where they have to drink out of toilets ...” etc. The accusation is false and has been proven so by members of both parties who have visited the border. Are men, women and children locked up who have entered this country illegally? Of course, but who of us would not prosecute trespassers who entered our homes against our wishes? Do you allow unfettered access to our own home? I think not, yet many wail for the illegal immigrants trespassing on our soil with little fear of being sent back where they came from due to our spineless members of Congress who will not enforce the laws on the books. Yes, it’s about time we closed the border to trespassers and called out those who would open them for what they are, traitors to the sanctity of this great nation. A nation without borders is not a sovereign nation.
There is no question that President Trump is not perfect, that there are things in his past that are less than admirable, but who among us is perfect, have things in our past that we would like to do over? That may be why we are a human race, not a perfect race. Can we not get together and agree that in the two and a half years Donald Trump has been in office, this country is much, much better off by most any measure? Low unemployment rates for every segment of the population, higher wages across the board, fewer folks on welfare, the stock market at record highs, etc. We are better off than we were four years ago.
David W. Martin