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Letter: History remembers

  • Author: Sheila Lankford
    | Opinion
  • Updated: February 22
  • Published February 22

The closing arguments by the House’s prosecuting attorneys were all very moving, informative and patriotic; history will record and remember them. There’s not much to remember about the defense’s closing arguments — “He didn’t do it! — but history will remember the Senate votes.

It will remember, as should we all, that Feb. 13 was the day the Senate of the United States of America announced to its constituents, our country’s citizens, and the rest of the world that Donald Trump’s behavior was acceptable.

I wonder whether this country will ever again be held in high esteem by the rest of the world. Our forefathers would be dumbfounded and concerned about the future direction of our country. As am I. The children and grandchildren of this voting generation may reap the rewards of our short-sided, partisan and narrow-minded senators who want to, so very desperately, believe they did the right thing.

And Sen. Lisa Murkowski, thank you so much, again, for your courage and moral authority. You have my gratitude.

— Sheila Lankford

Anchorage

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