Letter of the Day (Aug. 11): Voting

  • Updated: August 10, 2012 - 6:37 PM

Stop the political gridlock and choose moderate candidates.

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America, please get out and vote in your primaries. Vote for Democrats or Republicans, but most important, vote moderate. We have tried the experiment of my-way-or-the-highway political extremes. Now is the time to do what works. Keep the moderate candidates on the ballot.

The nation is facing some very difficult challenges, and we need to elect people who are not afraid to make the difficult decisions and compromise. We cannot afford another four years of failures in Congress.

You cannot wait until November: Only voters have the power to fix Congress, and without a fix we will have four years of failure. If you do not want to see gridlock, uncertainty and a dysfunctional government, vote for change.

I beg you, for the sake of the country, to please vote moderate.


AARON SNYDER, ST. PAUL

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