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Updated: March 8, 2014 6:22AM



Democrats need better candidate

OK, I know I’m going to offend people, but really, why Hillary?

Haven’t we learned our lesson about electing someone who is just a politician in the purest, most cynical way? Can our country take another person elected because of the historic precedent? Big deal, first woman. I’m sure we could find a lot better women than Hillary.

Which brings me to my main point. What has Hillary done to deserve to be president? The fact that she stayed with her cheating husband? The fact that after her term as secretary of state the entire Middle East is in chaos? The fact that Iran continues to thumb its nose at us? Because she put over a million miles on her jet? Because on her watch four Americans were killed at Benghazi on Sept. 11 after the ambassador was asking for more security?

Can anybody please tell me what she has done that makes her so unbelievably popular? Can’t the Democratic Party come up with a candidate that is an actual leader? Someone who cares more about the country than covering their own butts? I am really hoping that after eight years of what we have endured people really start to wake up and not make the presidency nothing more than a popularity contest.

Rick Brooks

Union Mills



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