Patrick Mosbey: Political angst widens
To the editor:To the editor:
To the editor:
I have watched with interest (and grief) the display of anger and disappointment of the losing side in this election. I remember how I felt (as a conservative) when we lost in 2008 and again in 2012. I also felt disappointment and even anger, but I don’t recall any riots by our side at that time. We accepted the results and moved on.
I would ask the question, is this a representation of the Democratic Party? Is this really what they are about, when they don’t get what they want, they destroy other people’s property, threaten to leave the country and act like a group of spoiled children (only these actions are criminal). It is interesting that only “Trump” posters were vandalized and people showed up at his rallies to start fist fights and try to discredit the event. We didn’t see any of that from the conservative right. Why?
I am sure that there are many members of the Democratic Party who are equally dismayed at the actions of these lawless rebels, but I am also concerned that the “press” is not condemning these acts of violence.
In my view, this is the result of eight years of divisive policies from the current administration. We are divided on racial lines, economic lines, social lines, environmental lines, and of course political. That was not the case a decade or so ago, we have actually digressed. The right and left have always had disagreements, but the gulf has gotten wider and wider. I say, live and let live; you are entitled to your views as I am to mine.
That is my two cents worth.
An innocent bystander.
Patrick MosbeyPatrick Mosbey
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
On May 17, Moffat County High School acknowledges some of its best and brightest student-athletes for the Class of 2021 with the Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award ceremony.