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Letter: Political party uses sore-loserism and attacks into a winning strategy

The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the newspaper by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press. To submit a letter, send it to aedenloff@echopress.com or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.

To the editor:

In a letter to the editor, Bill Walsh accuses Lori Gibson of election sore-loserism because of her presentation at a recent school board meeting.

I don’t support disrupting school board meetings, but sore-loserism was defined by the 2020 presidential election. The challenger in that election had a message that resonated with voters and went on to win a convincing victory in a record voter turnout. The incumbent refused to concede and challenged the election in court, claimed voter fraud without proof, and still encourages threats against election officials.

The sore loser’s political party leaders support the claims of voter fraud and the attacks on our election process. Polls show the sore loser’s supporters believe the voter fraud claims. Unfortunately, this past year, a major political party has used sore-loserism and attacks on the voting process into a winning strategy.

Bruce Kakac

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Alexandria, MN

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The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the newspaper by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press. To submit a letter, send it to aedenloff@echopress.com or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.
The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the newspaper by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press. To submit a letter, send it to aedenloff@echopress.com or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.
The following commentary is an opinion item submitted to the newspaper. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press.
The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the newspaper by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press. To submit a letter, send it to aedenloff@echopress.com or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.