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Neighbors don’t need to explain their politics to anyone

Jim Freedman (a leadership development consultant, whatever that is) doesn’t know how to “deal with the fact” that his neighbors support President Trump. He is alarmed that they have a MAGA flag on their property. He wonders if it is his “job” to “educate” them.

This may come as a shock to Mr. Freedman (and his wife), but their neighbors have every right to support our current president. They don’t need to explain themselves to the Freedmans, or to anyone.

Mr. Freedman needs to mind his own dang business. If his neighbors tried to “educate” him about how awful Joe Biden is, Mr. Freedman would be incensed, I’m sure.

Leftists really are the most intolerant people on the planet. They can’t figure out us Republicans, and I certainly don’t want to waste my time even trying to figure them out.

Tim Grant

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Originally published in The Commons issue #588 (Wednesday, November 18, 2020). This story appeared on page C2.

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