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Letter to the editor: Megan Rapinoe’s courage applauded

Regarding Jim Benford’s letter “Shame on Megan Rapinoe” (July 27, TribLIVE): I wasn’t aware that President Donald John Trump ever did officially invite the world champion U.S. women’s soccer team to the White House. Did he? Shame on who?

Deriding anyone for having the courage of their convictions isn’t really a patriotic thing to do. Rapinoe, who is openly gay, sees Trump as a crass, anti-LGBT, mysoginistic bigot. I applaud her decision to avoid being in the same ZIP code, much less the same room, as him.

Thankfully for our democracy, the people who write our history in the future will not be a pack of obedient lemmings like the supporters of our current divider-in-chief.

Jim Harger

New Kensington

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