Charley Todd

Impressed — and inspired — by Hashim

I'm proud that Putney, Dummerston, and Westminster have three excellent candidates in the upcoming primary for state representative for the Windham-4 district.

I'm impressed by all of them. By Nader Hashim, however, I'm not only impressed, I am inspired. Here's why.

I believe it will take a generation or two for the United States to undo the damage being done by Trumpism. In Nader, we have the chance to invest in future generations of Vermont leadership, and in a promising young candidate who has the potential to represent Vermont on the national stage.

When I recently met with Nader to decide if I would volunteer for his campaign, I was reminded of the young Barack Obama as he was when a community organizer with a vision of going someday to Washington.

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