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Back to ‘Mad Men’?

Why were so many ballot initiatives in line with President Obama’s agenda adopted (deny fetal personhood, gun checks, sick time, minimum wage) in the Nov. 4 elections and yet the public chose those candidates who opposed them? The economy is better, the car industry is healthy, 10 million more people have health care, we breathe and drink cleaner, there is more freedom to marry, the stock market is positive. Ebola and ISIS have yet to be totally resolved, but neither deserves the “fear mongering” that has been unleashed.

Obama deserves more credit than either party has given him. This “Chicken Little” mentality is silly. And the “take the country back” proponents drive me wild. Back to where? “Mad Men,” here we come — when men were men, women were objects and gays and blacks were on the fringe.

Ellen M. Shar

Bethel Park

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