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Democracy is circling the drain

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BY KATHLEENE PARKER
Guest Op-Ed

As I read Tom Wright’s column (Los Alamos Monitor, June 26), I thought of the adage of how all it takes for evil to prevail is that good people do nothing.  Welcome to the U.S.A. in 2019, obsessed with political correctness, at each other’s throats and ignoring the real danger!

We’re so caught up in a media-generated political-correctness frenzy centered around political correctness and Trump as arch villain that we’re not noticing our democracy circling the drain. 

How can anyone be OK with the intolerance to others’ views, the distortion of history and outright racism (in the name of “tolerance”) of Kamela Harris, Cory Booker, Julian Castro, Beto O’Rourke, etc.? That’s not a defense of Trump, also part of the problem, but reminding that such “values” of self-righteous divisiveness are the last thing we need. 

Presidential wannabes call anyone with concerns about immigration, racists. Joe Biden is labeled “insensitive” merely for saying that he tried to work with those with whom he disagreed. You’re either absolutely with the “correct” left or, as Wright defined, they will destroy you. 


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