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Letter: Why did it take GOP leaders so long to condemn Trump?

Why did it take GOP leaders so long to condemn Trump?

Now the white guys get it. They recognize who/what Donald Trump is. Finally the Republican leaders in Congress get it.

Martin Niemoller, a German pastor in the 1930s and ’40s, speaking of the rise of the Nazis, said: “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out – because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak for me.”

Trump insults and attacks Mexicans, immigrants and women. He threatens violence against anybody who disagrees with him. Not a peep from party leaders. But he attacks somebody who looks like them, who might be related to them, ah, now they get it. What took so long?

Virginia Little Paul

Kenmore

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