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Reader Opinion: Wesenberg a no-show

The vast majority of Americans, mainstream Republicans and Independents reject extreme ideology.

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Why would a candidate not show up for a candidate forum? I figure Nathan Wesenberg believes having an (R) next to his name is enough to win Senate District 10. And, if he exposes himself and his agenda, sensible Republicans and Independents will vote against him.

After the Jan. 6 insurrection, most people understand that self-described “patriots” identify with extreme ideologies. The vast majority of Americans, mainstream Republicans and Independents reject this ideology. No wonder Nathan Wesenberg failed to attend the LWV candidate forum.

His opponent, Suzanne Cekalla is a sensible middle of the road candidate. As a pastor and retired nurse, her calling is helping people of any political persuasion. She has a (D) next to her name, but this is a race to break party lines and vote for the better candidate.

John McIntosh

Aitkin

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