Electing Trump is a movement that was always there.

People in this country think that they have been forgotten, taken advantage of, taken for granted.

Trump supporters (Hillary calls them “deplorables”) are fed-up that the big government that exists today seems to be aimed at providing benefits and creating dependency for people who are not citizens, who aren’t Americans.

It’s about issues; government seems to be lined up against us. Trump supporters are the people that get up every day, go to work, follow the rules, pay taxes and do all the things good citizenship requires, and they get laughed at and insulted ...

— Sallie Helmer

311 Park St.

To read the entire letter, see the Oct. 27, 2016 edition of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.

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