Stefanik rewarded for supporting lies
If Elise Stefanik read “The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich,” William Shirer’s history of Nazi Germany, when she was at Harvard, she would see some uncomfortable parallels between that time and ours.
In November 1923, Hitler led a mob to overthrow the German government. It failed, and Hitler went to jail, where he wrote “Mein Kampf” blaming Jews for his own and Germany’s problems.
Fast forward almost 100 years to 2016: Donald Trump started his presidential run by blaming Mexicans (later expanded to include many other groups).
He won that election, but lost in 2020, and multiple recounts proved it.
On Jan. 6, Trump called his followers to Washington and encouraged them to stop the certification of Biden’s win.
We all know what happened next: His mob violently occupied the Capitol, lawmakers and staff had to be evacuated, and the normal counting of electoral votes was suspended until that evening.
If you were watching television that day, you saw what happened and it was scary.
Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s background and voting record prove she’s an authentic conservative Republican.
She lost her position in Republican leadership because she spoke out against Trump’s fraudulent account of the riot — she was there that day and saw what happened in person.
Elise Stefanik was there as well, but has accepted Trump’s lies about the riot because she knows that total subservience to Donald Trump is required in today’s Republican Party.
As a reward, Stefanik got Cheney’s position.
Shame on district for biased approach
I want to thank The Gazette for both the May 30 article (“Mideast conflict hits home”) about the email sent to SCSD staff and the June 2 editorial (“District offers poor lesson.”).
As a city resident, taxpayer and a Jew, I was appalled that the CRC would promote a huge bias for Palestinians against Israel by instructing staff on what words to use about Israel, plus websites to help teach only this one-sided view.
Telling staff that the words to use, such as “ethnic cleansing” and “colonization” was reprehensible.
Shame on the Schenectady City School District and kudos to The Daily Gazette! Thank you!
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