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Letter: Enough name-calling

  • Author: Sheryl Zerda
    | Opinion
  • Updated: April 5
  • Published April 5

There have recently been some TV commercials for a local mayoral candidate in which he calls people “idiots.” My assumption is that this is a calculated tactic meant to appeal to the supporters of a recent resident of the White House who was prone to name-calling, bullying and lying.

My belief is that most people who voted for this national figure did so because they thought his values and policies aligned with their own despite his lack of ethics and character, not because of it. It is my dearest hope that any politician at any level that tries to pick up the “name-calling/bullying/lying” mantle is resoundingly defeated.

No matter which side of the political aisle you are on, I am guessing that you have had enough of that. We certainly don’t need to have it in our municipal leadership.

— Sheryl Zerda

Anchorage

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