I am disgusted with politicians. They have been giving lip service for years — especially at election times — about stopping drug trafficking. Then, once the elections are over, they do nothing about it.

Elected officials have known for years about drugs coming in on regular freight but have done nothing to inspect all cargo. Too bad if it slows traffic.

On another issue, it is not the early 1900s when there were mills that could employ immigrants. Those jobs are gone, and if artificial intelligence is going to replace 40 percent of the work force, where are legal Americans going to work, let alone illegal immigrants?

President Trump’s wall may not be a perfect solution for either issue, but at least he is trying to do something.

Patricia Bernard, Lewiston

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