Letter: Lots of people acting like sore losers
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia Hang on folks, a pendulum swings like a pendulum does. It swings about so far left and then swings back right, and that's democracy. The media was accusing Donald Trump of being a poor loser before he lost. Now who's ...
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia
Hang on folks, a pendulum swings like a pendulum does. It swings about so far left and then swings back right, and that’s democracy.
The media was accusing Donald Trump of being a poor loser before he lost. Now who’s the poor loser? Remember, no president acts alone or is a dictator, and needs the Senate and representatives to get anything done.
We don’t riot because the Cubs won the World Series. We accept it. Both presidential candidates carried a lot of baggage, and the media was only happy to point it out. They also both had good ideas, but there’s only one winner.
France recently shut down three mosques for radicalizing terrorists. Why don’t they van the Koran as a hate book? It would accomplish the same thing. Don’t expect that to happen in the USA with the ACLU defending all the wrongs in this country. Trump promised to close the gate “before” the terrorists get in, not after, and that struck a chord with a lot of voters.
When protesters close roadways and wreck and loot stuff, that’s a riot, and they should be shut down for a month. When the Dakota Access Pipeline was given the go-ahead to provide oil and energy security to our nation and is 99 percent done, Obama shouldn’t let a bunch of freeloaders and troublemakers stop it. They whine when security dogs bite after they hit the dogs with stones and poke them with sticks. They start fires, cut ranchers’ fences, steal cattle, leave garbage and cause more pollution than the pipeline will ever cause. North Dakota had to borrow $2 million for security, and the pipeline company faced millions more as a result of damages. Some people are builders. Some are wreckers.