Letters to the editor for Wednesday, Jan. 20

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Was it love at first sight? Did he repeatedly ask you out? Share your stories of love and the Nevada Appeal will publish them on Valentine’s Day. Submissions, 250 words or less, can be emailed to editor@nevadaappeal.com with the subject line “Love Stories,” or faxed to 775-887-2420, or mailed to the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, Carson City NV 89701. Include photos if you have them. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Trump is ‘King of the Whoppers’

What do Republicans really know about Donald Trump? Do they know that in October 2008, he gave an interview to CNN enthusiastically calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush, as a “horrible” president, “possibly the worst in the history of the country”? Trump said in the interview he was “tremendously impressed” by Nancy Pelosi, heaped praise on Saddam Hussein, and excoriated Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

He contributed money to Harry Reid in 2010 and to both Pelosi and Reid in 2006 when Democrats took control of Congress. He made a $6,000 contribution in 2013 to liberal California Attorney General Kamala Harris, a “sanctuary cities” champion. Trump has changed political parties five times since 1987. The only Trump constant — he is always a self-promoter.

As for his “speaking truth,” FactCheck.org recently created a new title for Trump: “King of the Whoppers.” In 2015, Trump led all presidential candidates by far in making false statements, according to the fact checkers.

Jim Hartman



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