I’m curious why you wrote an article about debates, including ones in which it is known that I am included, without seeking a quote from me. If my name had not come up, I can almost see it, but I am the central issue in this story. Delgado and Faso are arguing over me. Why would you not contact me?
Conservatism in this district, and throughout New York State, used to focus on concerns about the relative values of government economic activity vs. private enterprise, the relative benefits of regulations vs. resources and entrepreneurial freedom to establish and expand productive output, and national security concerns over the militarized closure of overseas markets — not on culture clashes and ethnocentrism. We’re Union here, not Confederacy.
It is volunteer firefighters, and emergency responders in general, who made America great from the days of its inception, and never stopped making America great to this day — not rogue politicians who give carte blanche to the domestic terrorists who have us in their crosshairs, not only by excusing them for their grave crimes, but offering them the highest praise, as if it is the criminals, and not the brave people who were put at acute risk by their crimes, who are the heroes.
My platform is as different from Delgado’s as Delgado’s is from Faso’s, and it’s not because Faso is to the right, Delgado is in the center, and I’m to the left. I don’t fit neatly on the left-right spectrum.
There was a bloodless coup in 2000. It followed the following sequence. 1. Florida interrupted vote counting. 2. The Supreme Court upheld the legality of not completing the counting. 3. The Democrats in the Senate agreed to go along with that.