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Sorely disappointed

To the Editor:

When President Barack Obama promised to lower unemployment below eight percent, I know he was not expecting the gridlock that awaited him from the Republicans.

Heck, Mitch McConnell removed all pretense when he said to make Obama a one-term president. The fact that we, the employers of Congress, needed jobs was not important, nor was fixing our economic tsunami.

I will bet President Ronald Reagan is flipping in his grave. And those of you who question whether this assessment is true, good for you to question. Now fact-check these remarks. Of course, the Reagan part cannot be checked, but I’m sure he would be sorely disappointed in this present Republican group.

I keep wondering, where did they lose their compass, or who took it from them?

Some of our best ideas came from former Republican parties, but not this bunch.

Marjorie Garcia

Crystal Lake

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