Letters to the Editor

Letter: Ends justify means?

I recently had a discussion with a new acquaintance about the deplorable state that the country was in.

He claimed that during the first two years of his administration, President Barack Obama had a Democratic Congress and therefore should have had carte blanche to solve most of the country’s problems.

I pointed out to him that during the first two years, the Republicans in Congress used the filibuster to prevent the passage of any legislation that might make the president look good and that during the second two years, they had a majority in the House, which allowed them to do the same.

Now, I ask you, “Is this good Republican political strategy or is it treason?” The country has been deprived of many needed changes for four years in the hope of electing a Republican president in November.