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Ana Navarro: Why I had to vote for Hillary Clinton



Ana Navarro, the Miami-based Republican consultant who has emerged as one of the biggest Cable TV standouts this election cycle,  finally decided she had to vote for Hillary Clinton, that it's not enough just write in her mother's name as a symbolic protest vote.

...The president of the United States has to lift us all in moments of national grief. The president of the United States has to hug the children and spouses of fallen soldiers. That person represents us all. That person is recognized as the face and the voice for America in front of the rest of the world, and more importantly, by our children. A person supported by the Klu Klux Klan and its former Grand Wizard David Duke can never represent me. He can never be a role model for me.

We each have a right and a duty to make a personal choice based on those things that are most important to us, that we value most. My conscience compels me to do every little thing I can to make sure a bad person is not our next president. In America, we don't choose our leaders through violence or armed insurrections...

Read her whole column here


[Last modified: Monday, November 7, 2016 1:08pm]


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