To The Editor,
Thank you for your email and for including me in your community. I will address your general questions.
Yes, I am voting in 2020. I have always voted since I became a US citizen in 1981 and I am a registered voter in CA as an Independent. So, I have the right to choose my candidate not necessarily for a Political Party but across the party line. As an independent, I am restricted from Voting in the CA Primaries.
Sorry, I will not share who I am going to vote for. I will reserve my right to privacy. I consider the ‘Issues’ and the ‘Stands’ for each Presidential candidate and not necessarily for their personalities, although that is somewhat important for a President. Nevertheless, to me, I never bring it down to a personal level for anyone I come to know, not necessarily a political figure. Although most people do. It is the most convenient, shallow depth and an easy way to bring a person down and avoid personal responsibility.
I believe ‘ Actions’ are important because that is what makes the person not the looks or the talks. I judge a person by his or her actions over a period of time. I also want to see the overall ‘situation’ of the country and decide on my vote.
It is not easy to have a perfect Democracy. Each person must understand its value and the value of the vote. It is not a matter of ONE issue but SEVERAL issues and how those are being dealt with.
Hope I didn’t offend you by my remarks. I do have my First Amendment Rights and being in the publishing business, you might know about it very well.
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