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Letter to the editor: The wave is blue

| Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, 10:03 a.m.

In response to John Newhouse’s derisive letter about the midterm election ( “Democrats won, right?” , Nov. 16, TribLIVE): The Democrats won more than three dozen seats in the U.S. House. They carried seven governor’s races, six state legislatures and nearly 350 state legislative offices nationwide. Blue wave, baby.

Making fun of Democratic leaders such as Maxine Waters is a pretty cheap shot, especially when Waters’ IQ is probably significantly higher than most of those who question her intelligence. When, if ever, will Donald John Trump’s Myrmidons stop being so inordinately petty?

This year, I voted for common decency, ability, probity, bipartisanship and dedication to the common weal. That is probably why every Democrat I voted for, save one, won their races handily.

Blue wave, baby.

Jim Harger

New Kensington

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