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Our decidedly less than illustrious, newly reelected congressman, Lee Zeldin, has forcefully confirmed what we’ve suspected all along: There is no length he will not eagerly cross, nor bar too low to squirm under, in his zeal to display unalloyed fealty to the current resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Donald Trump.
While Mr. Zeldin was not my choice for U.S. representative, he has been duly chosen by the people to hold that important office as our conduit to the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Which is why I am stirred by outrage at his latest act of obeisance to a commander in chief who has shown few, if any, of the desirable traits recognized as necessary to lead a nation such as ours.
In a gesture that I can only interpret as cowardice, he signed his name, as our representative, in support of a lawsuit filed by the State of Texas that is blatantly seditious in its attempt to disenfranchise millions of voters — a brazen example of an all-too-common tactic of those who seek power without the legitimacy of acting in the interests of … [more]