I am compelled to address some of the absurdities written by John Wade (“Questioning GOP’s support of Trump,” July 18).

His uninformed mischaracterization of Trump supporters as crazy worshipers or racist is not only inaccurate, it is insulting.

Our country is not a racist country. People who believe our country is racist are falling for a false narrative because they do not know and understand our history. In the mid-1800s America joined other countries in making slavery illegal. America is arguably the least racist country in the world.

Trump was elected for his agenda — Make America Great Again. Many believe he did just that. He was a fighter for America first: lower taxes, fair trade, strong borders, less crime, record high employment, strong military and smaller government. We knew, and he proved, that he was not beholden to politicians or lobbyists.

Mr. Wade’s accusation that “white groups” (not identified) are racist and hate “Black people and minorities” reveals his character and personal bias.

As for his assertion that conservatives fear losing power to people of color, Mr. Wade might consider the numerous “Black people” in the House, the Senate, the Supreme Court, and the media (print, radio and TV), who are among the most well educated and admired people in America.

What conservatives and most well-informed Americans fear are the continuous attacks on our freedom of speech, religious freedoms, and our borders, the insane spending, and an education system that is revising history while indoctrinating our children into destructive Marxist ideologies.

George Jones, Otisfield

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