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An Open Letter to Mitt Romney

lutherlutheran Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 5:38 PM
I have fought for moral right for the last 30 years...and I have lost at every turn. All of what I consider as good and righteous has gone down in defeat at the polling booth. This country is no longer one that I can support and in fact I wish to speed its demise by voting democrat.

Editor's note: A version of this piece first appeared at USAToday.com.

Dear Mitt,

I have awakened on November 7 to learn that your bid for the presidency was unsuccessful. In the midst of the disappointment that I share with you, I want to thank you for devoting years of your life to the wearisome task of running for president. Millions of Americans are grateful to you.

You have been one of my heroes for the past 48 years. I still recall vividly the valiant cross country race you ran at our Cranbrook Homecoming in October of 1964—a race...