Offensive and stupid

PUTNEY — I am as dismayed by the election results as Randolph T. Holhut, and sympathize with his feelings. However, I feel that his column was offensive and, I'm sorry to say, stupid.

Things are a little more complex than the view you presented in your state of anger. I don't believe that all of the 59 million people who voted for Donald Trump were “motivated by hate, ignorance, and violence.”

To categorize them that way is exactly the opposite of what we need to do now, which is to try to understand how this happened, why people voted for him, and be active in making this country work better for all.

And yes, we will need to “fight like hell” when that's required.

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