Will voters pull us out of hot water?

America, according to former lead GOP strategist Steve Schmidt, is roughly 90 days from the most important midterm election in its history. Sure, like he said, 25 percent of our nation has always been whackjobs. But these days stupidity is being weaponized by those that are happy to trade in the blood we’ve sacrificed for our democracy for more money and fame.

The GOP regime seems downright benign to Trump’s favoring Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own CIA, FBI and Justice Department. The nominated Supreme Court justice openly says that the president is above the law the rest of us must follow. We just passed a tax overhaul that is going to and is planned for the purpose of breaking Medicare and Social Security.

And underlying all this is the stench of racebating practiced artfully by our commander in chief. Talk that echoes the fascism of the 1930s is all over the place. Human rights abuses at the border. Maybe it time for a third of my beloved nation to realize the lobster is boiled and already overcooked.

Rick Walker

Snohomish

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