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Re: Kamala would be good for Canada, letter, Aug. 22

So a letter writer figures that, because VP Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris lived with her doctor mother in an upper-class neighbourhood in Montreal, she understands the Canadian situation. The Democrats are notorious protectionists and Harris, who tends to go with whatever current political trends warrant, would not hesitate to penalize this country.

The woman was a fairly weak district attorney in California who put thousands of Americans in prison for the crime of smoking weed and years later in an interview joked about how she smoked up herself.

For all his warts, I’ll stick with Trump; at least you know where he is coming from.

STEPHEN FLANAGAN

OTTAWA

(Not everyone arrested for marijuana offences was convicted for pot in the first place.)

DRIVER LESSONS NEEDED

Re: 7th case for Transpo, Aug. 22

Maybe the drivers should be taught how to wear their masks. My wife and I both have seen bus drivers wearing the mask covering their mouths, but not their noses. They should be more cautious and learn to wear them properly.

AUSTIN LANGDON

GLOUCESTER

(Let’s hope they were the exception.)

WE SCANDAL NOT GOING AWAY

Only someone with something to hide would do what Prime Minister has done with regard to shutting down Parliament during this pandemic. Just so you’re aware, Justin, this WE scandal isn’t going to go away. As unqualified as you are, you have a responsibility to Canadians. Better yet … admit you don’t have a clue and do the right thing and resign.

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