It has been said that the “end of time” will be marked by strange and unusual occurrences, so when I read Ned Barnett’s April 12 column on “The trouble with Hillary” I decided I should begin preparing for the final days. Surely a cataclysmic event is about to happen when Democrats are criticized by your editorial staff.
For once, I found myself actually agreeing with Barnett. While Hillary Clinton has been in the political arena for many years, she is certainly not entitled to become the anointed Democratic nominee for president. As the column pointed out, she doesn’t have the full support of the Democratic base, and she has quite a list of problems to overcome.
It will be good for her to have Democratic challengers in order for the voters to decide for themselves if she is truly qualified to lead this country. Remember that not too long ago, a “low-profile” senator from Illinois defeated Clinton. It can happen again.
Ruth Ann Grimes
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