Not a GOP exception |

Not a GOP exception

That was a nice column that Mr. Ackerman wrote about [county Republican chairmanTony] Gilchrease and extremism, and quite accurate except for this: Ackerman made Gilchrease sound like an exception. He’s not. A huge number of Republicans (and thankfully not all of them) think just like Gilchrease. Or should I say Limbaugh, Hannity and O’Reilly. Yeah, those guys, the ones who make it up as they go along and who never verify or substantiate anything with facts. This is where the Gilchreases of the nation get their news. Extreme and distorted to the max.

Gilchrease is not an exception, Mr. Ackerman. This is a rampant deep sickness in our nation represented and fanned by the hate and lies of Limbaugh and his like and which are perfectly reflected in Mr. Gilchrease.

We are not going to return to any kind of normalcy as a nation until the Republicans who actually read and research things and know what’s going on have the courage to stand up to and kick out the extremists who have hijacked their party and join in a bipartisan effort to end this hate-mongering madness.

Donna Saunders

Grass Valley

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