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Presumptuous campaigning

I noticed the number of Lisa Brown signs posted seems to have increased dramatically as the November election draws nearer. Not only the number but the size of many of the smaller signs are being replaced with very large signs requiring large metal supports to keep them in the ground. One wonders about the cost of the new, larger signs and who is paying for them. Really, Ms. Brown, does any intelligent voter support a candidate on the basis of a name sign?

I also noted that on one of the Lisa Brown TV commercials she says, “When I am elected to Congress …” rather than “If I am elected.” A wee bit presumptuous, I think.

Finally, her promise not to “cut” entitlement benefits has virtually been the promise of every candidate for election (to either house) in virtually every election, but does not deal with the necessity of fixing them before they both go bankrupt! Both my wife and I are collect SS as we are both in our 70’s and want to hear “how” to fix them!

Carl R. Smith


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