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Opinion: Politicians making poor choices for Americans
Warnock Ossoff
Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock, left, applauds as President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally for Warnock and Jon Ossoff, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, in Atlanta. Standing with Warnock are Stacey Abrams, center, and Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jon Ossoff. - photo by Associated Press

Republicans recently have aired political commercials saying Georgia voters will let Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi lead the U.S. if they elect Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock. 

In other words, Democrats will have a majority in the Senate. But if Ossoff and Warnock don’t win, Kentucky voters will continue leading the U.S. with their Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell. Republicans gained Senate majority after Democrat President Barack Obama served his first two years in office, and McConnell immediately demanded senators stop any future projects suggested by Obama. They did exactly that. 

They wouldn’t even allow a hearing for Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. At least Georgians can vote Ossoff and Warnock out if their actions are not suitable. 

Now, according to news reports, Kentucky’s senators are refusing to compromise on the badly needed bipartisan coronavirus relief bill.

Alma Bowen


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