Open Letter to an Open Letter

RECEIVED Tue., Feb. 11, 2020

Dear Mr. Moldenhauer,
    Your letter [“Open Letter to Sen. Cornyn,” Jan. 31] chastising and mocking Sen. Cornyn is so short of reason/merit it’s laughable. And for a man who states that you “follow politics and have done so since [your] teens” makes one with a JD degree wonder what course of study you allowed you to have obtained that Ph.D. Your comments are even more alarming inasmuch as you, as a Holocaust survivor, would, perhaps more than anyone, be able to correctly identify where the hatred and tyranny in this country is coming from. To be clear … it is not coming the Republican Party.
    You make unsubstantiated charges that McConnell is corrupt and Trump “cannot be challenged by any argument, logic, or evidence.” What you fail to understand or don’t want to admit is that the House, through Schiff and Nadler, failed miserably in its impeachment proceedings. Their failing to allow Trump to interview the whistleblower (and any witness really), call rebuttal witnesses, and really participate in the House proceedings made a joke of the impeachment action. Notwithstanding the fact that both of the above claimed they had an ironclad case, they then asked McConnell call other witnesses and issue subpoenas. What they wanted to do via the Senate trial isn’t the way it works. As an educated person should know that.
    It is clear which side you’re on in the battle for America’s future and frankly, one would think after your living through the tyranny of Hitler, you’d appreciate the Republican Party, for it stands for liberty and freedom. Sadly, it is apparent that though you possess a Ph.D. you know very little. Regardless of your slender wallet, neither Sen. Cornyn nor President Trump will let America succumb to socialism/communism. As a former military member, I will honor my oath to the Constitution.
Don Rose
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