GOP ensuring Clinton will win

Regarding the letter, “Sadly, Hillary has already won”: As someone who has been voting since he was 18 and keeping a close eye on politics while taking an active part in the process, I have to say that nothing in my 23 years as a registered voter has quite prepared me for the reality that someday the opposition party might be a little too “crazy” for the average majority voter.

But here we are … a clown car posse of GOP candidates seeking the nomination and virtually having nothing on the board that would make me vote Republican … ever.

The GOP has become too extreme and too fundamentally religious for my tastes as a citizen of this country and as an activist. I just cannot understand how the Republicans could’ve fallen this far as an institution, as a party, and not feel the repercussions of such outlandish and despicable behavior.

I wouldn’t be calling them “adults” by any stretch of the word — a whole lot of them are totally juvenile in actions and in attitude. This is not kindergarten. This is the real world. And this is something I do not want to see in the White House for the foreseeable future.

So … the only sane person in the ring is going to be nominated president by both default — if not design. Because compared to what the GOP has become in recent years, Hillary Clinton is a safer bet for a candidate than the actual alternative.

Schuyler Thorpe


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