Letter: Basalt witch hunt? | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Letter: Basalt witch hunt?

Now that the election is past, I wonder how Mary Kenyon of Basalt fared on her investigation of her voting neighbors.

I wonder if she found the “shenanigans” she expected to find merely because when she saw people voting on Election Day – and she didn’t recognize them. Or if she instead found civic-minded citizens who did their job by voting.

I realize Basalt is a small community, but in a nation which has one of the worst participation records when it comes to voting, “investigate them!” is not the response I would hope for from a fellow citizen.

I would instead want to cheer that my fellow citizens saw their duty and did it, without fear of persecution or repercussion. Instead, it sounds very much as if Ms. Kenyon immediately set out to gathering kindling for a witch hunt.

Your candidate didn’t win, Ms. Kenyon. Did you ever stop to think the reason he lost is that the voters didn’t want him, not that there was a nefarious plot in play? This is just another example, on a smaller scale, of the divisiveness that has taken over political discourse in America.

When will everyone realize it’s a bad Three Stooges act and they’re poking fingers in their own eyes?

Kathy Wilson

Parachute


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s 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.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User