I, along with the rest of the country, watched spellbound as Jim Comey was questioned by members of the Senate Intelligence Committee. In reference to Maine Sen. Angus King’s questioning time:
Two outstanding, thoughtful men serving America in their well-earned roles, almost simultaneously quote from a famous play about a 12th century king who says, “Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest?” to explain historically why underlings squeezed in a power play by a king usually assume all his wishes are their commands.
To listen to these two educated, sophisticated men, capable of placing contemporary affairs into an historical relevance … and then compare them to the ill-informed, crude bumpkin who is sitting in the White House!
What has our educational system come to that such a fool was chosen by a peculiarly geographically placed group, and that another equally culpable group did not even choose to vote, a sacred duty that so many have died for? Except for the presidency during which the Dred Scott decision was made, this must be the most shameful period of American history.
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Sylvia Woodburne, Fresno