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To the Editor:
The candidates chosen by a town’s political committee to run in an election must be assumed to reflect the beliefs and platform of that committee. For example, Old Lyme’s Republican Town Committee has endorsed Mona Colwell for election to the Board of Education. According to her Facebook page, Mona questions what brought down the World Trade Center, regarding which she wrote, “Will we ever know the truth? Does it even matter?” Another example is our 2018 gubernatorial election, which Ned Lamont won by 44,372 votes. Not so, says Mona: “I do believe the election was rigged when thousands of UConn students were bussed in and through other means.”
To illustrate Mona’s logic of thinking, she asks on Facebook: “. . . someone PLEASE explain to me . . . how is a non-vaccinated person a threat to a vaccinated person? . . . What am I missing here, other than tyranny?” Is she unaware that unvaccinated, infected people infect others, whether vaccinated or not, and that the spread of infections throughout the country provides the breeding ground for serious mutations?