Yes, Hillary, you would have made a far better president than Donald J. Trump. BUT — only had you not been temped to play footsie with Wall Street and wrecked your credibility with the NEW poor you would be. There in lies the reason for our national crisis. Otherwise everything you have stated is spot on.

(For a definition of the new poor see Eric Hoffer’s last century classic, The True Believer.)

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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