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Mon Nov 9, 2015, 04:22 PM

55. Well said!

I respect each of the three candidates in our primary contest. I'm not expecting a "perfect" candidate -- the closest to being that, in my lifetime, was Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and he was very much human. His ability to focus upon the good potential in people, in that strange year of 1968, was unique. But our three candidates all are looking to institute social justice in the manner that RFK spoke of, rather than openly opposing it, as are the republican candidates.

I feel torn sometimes, watching the republican "debates." While they can be hilarious, in an almost surreal sense, I believe that their absolute lack of character documents the terrible pathology that damages our society. The very thought that any one of them could, under any circumstance, become president, is outrageous. But, again thinking of '68, it is possible.

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