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Rob Wittman

Wittman works hard to earn support

A recent letter by Susan Mulnix criticizes Republicans, including Congressman Rob Wittman, for declining to participate in forums hosted by the Williamsburg League of Women Voters. As previously discussed in these pages last week, the Williamsburg LWV is fully aligned with partisan policies. Based on the stated priorities of the LWV — universal healthcare, restricting Second Amendment rights, etc. — Republican participation in an LWV forum would be akin to Sen. Tim Kaine participating in a Tea Party-sponsored debate.

Until the LWV’s published goals truly reflect nonpartisan objectives, I cannot fault any candidate who eschews the LWV’s sponsored forums.

I encourage voters to...