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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

Regarding “Local Republicans Censure Cheney,” I was surprised because I consider myself a “local Republican” and I did not censure Representative Cheney. Reading further confirmed that the Republican Party of Crook County (“RPCC”) was probably causing Edmund Burke to spin in his grave.

Burke, a conservative long before Crook County was dreamed up, defined the boundaries of representative government as follows:

“[I]t ought to be the happiness and glory of a Representative, to live in the strictest union, the closest correspondence, and the most unreserved commu...

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