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Reader's View: Yes, be tough on crime, starting with Trump

Let that toughness begin with one of our biggest criminals, Trump.

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On July 25, former President Donald Trump delivered a speech In Washington, D.C. Besides spouting yet again the Big Lie about the 2020 election, he said we need to be tough on crime.

That from a man who incited an armed and violent mob to attack the U.S. Capitol, injuring about 150 law enforcement officers and causing the deaths of at least seven — all for the cause of overturning the results of a fair and free election that Trump decisively lost. That is called a coup attempt and is a blatant act of treason.

So, by all means, let’s be tough on crime — and let that toughness begin with one of our biggest criminals, Trump.

Peter M. Leschak

Side Lake

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