Letter to the Editor: Listen carefully
To the Editor:
Kyle Sheehan calls himself "fiscally conservative" and "a non-interventionist." But, Donald Trump has called for a huge increase in military spending in the tens of billions of dollars. And, he said he would do that by cutting the safety net. Trump repeatedly said he supports the use of torture against "our enemies." And, he has boasted that he would "do what it takes" to wipe out ISIS. Do torture and "do what it takes" sound non-interventionist?
Listen carefully to what this candidate is saying.
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