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Canadian pens open letter slamming U.S. conservative hatred of Obama: ‘This defies reason’

In November of last year, a Canadian man named Richard Brunt penned an open letter to Americans in the wake of the mid-term elections where Republicans retook the Senate in a pretty epic trouncing of Democrats.

In November of last year, a Canadian man named Richard Brunt penned an open letter to Americans in the wake of the mid-term elections where Republicans retook the Senate in a pretty epic trouncing of Democrats.

Addressed to the Detroit Free Press, the letter went immediately viral, most likely due to the fever-pitched partisan tensions that were in the air.

Read his letter here and let us know your thoughts in the comment section:

deadstate richard brunt

Many of us Canadians are confused by the U.S. midterm elections. Consider, right now in America, corporate profits are at record highs, the country’s adding 200,000 jobs per month, unemployment is below 6%, U.S. gross national product growth is the best of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries. The dollar is at its strongest levels in years, the stock market is near record highs, gasoline prices are falling, there’s no inflation, interest rates are the lowest in 30 years, U.S. oil imports are declining, U.S. oil production is rapidly increasing, the deficit is rapidly declining, and the wealthy are still making astonishing amounts of money.

America is leading the world once again and respected internationally — in sharp contrast to the Bush years. Obama brought soldiers home from Iraq and killed Osama bin Laden.

So, Americans vote for the party that got you into the mess that Obama just dug you out of? This defies reason.

When you are done with Obama, could you send him our way?

Richard Brunt

Victoria, British Columbia

h/t IYON and AATTP

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