There is no reasoning with fanatics. I understand this. But just as you insist on making the perfect the enemy of the good and can’t do what needs to be done, I still can’t resist trying to turn you into an enlightened democrat. As I have said, while you may believe that you have the selfish luxury of being dead right, the rest of will simply have to brace for the highly possible horrible consequences made possible by those like you.

We have seen this movie before with folks voting for Ralph Nador instead of Al Gore and ending up with the George Bush’s Iraqi mess. Only this time with crazy Trump the danger could be much greater. We are talking potential nuclear holocaust here.

There is, however, still time to grow up and realize that life is often the choice between the lessor of two evils.

By the way I did vote for Bernie, who, as it turns out, does understand how democracy really works.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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