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Summit Daily letters: Liddick’s what-aboutism more concerned with political points than truth

Morgan Liddick's artful weaving of fact, opinion and omission nitpicks the process and obscures the big picture.

Robert Mueller is indeed charged with investigating possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Typically, with the Justice Department's OK, these investigations are free to follow whatever leads they uncover. This investigation has so far produced guilty pleas and indictments and handed off other leads for prosecution by appropriate attorney generals. If it also bags a tax evader in a court of law, great!

Donald Trump is a confirmed liar, misogynist and bully. He questions his own security professionals (Helsinki) and asserts that dictators (Singapore) and racists (Charlottesville) are good people. He has added significantly to the federal deficit (though he has no monopoly on that) and most significantly, is destroying what little environmental progress the country and world has made in the past few decades.

I don't know if there was collusion or not, but I trust Robert Mueller and our courts — imperfect as they may be — a lot more than Trump to provide an honest answer. Liddick seems more intent on scoring political points than finding out the truth.

Dave Newkirk

Breckenridge

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