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In running the country like one of his businesses, President Trump sold out the people

Government is not a business. The purpose of a business is to make money. Governments have many purposes, such as to establish justice, provide for the common defense and promote the general welfare, to name a few. Generating profits and enriching shareholders are not the goals of government and are often not congruent with serving the people.

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The ignorance of calling the electoral college racist 

In his Aug. 23 Hartford Courant op-ed, Ed Marcus, the former Connecticut Democratic Party Chairman, attempts to convince us that the Electoral College is “a last vestige of racism.” He bases this claim on the 3/5th count given to slaves to determine state representation in half of the new federal legislature (the House of Representatives) when the Constitution was ratified.