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Letters to the editor for Friday, Dec. 29, 2017

Message to Sen. Dean Heller

Senator Heller:

Only once have I had the opportunity to hear and see you in person. It was at a town hall you held with Rep. Amodei last year at the Convention Center in Reno. What I remember best is your unflappable smile in the face of a noisy crowd bent on opposition. I have noticed in TV coverage that you almost always wear a smile. Meanwhile you serve an autocratic president who is manifestly hostile to democracy and indifferent to the greater good. And therefore, "Meet it is I set it down," as Hamlet said, "that one may smile, and smile, and be a villain."

I and so many others are watching to see if you change course before the next election. The tax vote would have been a good place to start.

Anthony Shafton

Reno

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